Old Fashioned Southern Chocolate Pie

Old Fashion Southern Chocolate Pie[ad#ads-1]


2 egg yolks
1/3 of a cake of chocolate
1 teacup sugar
1 pint milk
2 tablespoons of cornstarch
1/2 cup butter


  1. Stir the yolks of two well-beaten eggs, 1/3 of a cake of chocolate and a teacup of sugar into nearly a pint of new milk. Set over the fire and stir till it comes to a boil, then add 2 tablespoons of cornstarch dissolved in milk and 1/2 cup of butter. Let it cook till it thickens, stirring all the time.

  3. Then pour over the beaten whites of the eggs, set back on the stove for a few minutes, till the whites are cooked, and add a teaspoon of vanilla after taking off.

  5. The pies made with this filling should be made with a top crust and are better served cold with cream, either plain or whipped. It makes a particularly attractive dessert made in little individual pie pans and served with frozen whipped cream.

    Mrs. Strauder Goff


A party without cake is just a meeting.

— Julia Child

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