Cocoa Cream Pie with Whipped Cream

Homemade chocolate cream pie
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  • 3 hrs 5 mins
  • Prep: 3 hrs 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 pie (8 servings)
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This delicious, intensely chocolate pie is filled with a homemade dark cocoa pudding then topped with homemade whipped cream.

What You'll Need

  • 9-inch baked pastry shell (or graham cracker crumb crust)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups whipped cream (sweetened, or whipped topping)
  • Optional: 1 oz. chocolate shavings

How to Make It

  1. Combine cocoa, sugar, salt, and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Gradually blend in milk, stirring until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until filling comes to a boil. Boil filling for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat; blend in butter and vanilla. Pour into baked pie crust. Carefully press plastic wrap directly onto filling; cool.
  3. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours; remove plastic wrap.
  1. Top with whipped cream or whipped topping and garnish with chocolate shavings, if desired.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 500
Total Fat 22 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 79 mg
Sodium 187 mg
Carbohydrates 54 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 22 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)