Chocolate Chess Pie with Whipped Cream Topping

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings


1 1/2cups sugar
3tablespoons cocoa
3 eggs, well beaten
1tablespoon white vinegar
1tablespoon vanilla
1/2stick butter, melted
5tablespoons evaporated milk
1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
1cup whipping cream
1/4cup sugar
1teaspoon vanilla


  1. To prepare the pie.  Mix sugar and cocoa and set aside.  Beat eggs and add vinegar, vanilla, butter and milk.  Mix well.  Add egg mixture to sugar and cocoa mixture and mix well.  Pour into crust and bake at 325F for 35 to 40 minutes.  Do not overbake.
  2. To prepare the topping.  Whip cream and add sugar and vanilla while beating.  Put dollop of topping on each slice of pie.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier’s Revel (Shreveport, Louisiana, 2000).