German Chocolate Cream Pie

  • Yield: 8 servings


1-- (9-inch) pie shell, baked
3tablespoons cornstarch
1 2/3cups water
1can (14-oz.) sweetened condensed milk
3-- egg yolks, beaten
2ounces German sweet baking chocolate (1/2 bar)
2tablespoons butter
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4cup shredded or flaked coconut
1/3 to 1/2cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
1can whipped cream (for garnish)



In a heavy saucepan (or double-boiler), dissolve cornstarch in water, stir in sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks and German chocolate. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat, add butter, vanilla and coconut. Cool slightly. Arrange mini chocolate chips on bottom of prepared pastry shell. Pour filling over chocolate chips and allow to cool. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or until set. Serve topped with whipped cream.