German Chocolate Pie from Hampton Roads, Va.

  • Yield: 8 servings


1cup sugar
1tablespoon cornstarch
1tablespoon flour
2tablespoons cocoa
pinch salt
2-- eggs
3tablespoons butter, melted
2/3cup milk
3/4cup shredded coconut
1/2cup pecans, chopped
1teaspoon vanilla
-- 9-inch pastry shell, unbaked


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.  Combine sugar, cornstarch, flour, cocoa and salt.  Add eggs, butter and milk; then coconut, nuts and vanilla.  Pour into pastry shell and bake for 35 to 40 minutes.  Top will be crusty and firm.


Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Hampton Roads Virginia Hospitality (Junior League of Hampton Roads, Inc., Newport News, Virginia, 1975).