Chocolate Cream Pie

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins


3cups whole or 2% reduced-fat milk
1cup sugar
2tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 1/2tablespoons cornstarch
3 egg yolks 
3tablespoons butter
2teaspoons vanilla
4ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1 (9-inch) pastry shell, baked
Whipped cream


  1. Heat milk in microwave until hot. Sift sugar, flour and cornstarch into a saucepan. Add milk, stirring until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat and cook until thick and bubbly. Whisk in egg yolks and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter, vanilla and chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted. Let cool. Pour into cooled pastry shell and chill at least 2 hours. Top with whipped cream.

Adapted from Jim Fobel’s Old-Fashioned Baking Book.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 17.13
  • Calories 510
  • Fat 30g
  • Saturated Fat 13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 90mg
  • Sodium 190mg
  • Potassium 280mg
  • Carbohydrate 56g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 30g
  • Protein 9g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 8%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 20%