Baking Desserts Easy Recipes

Granny’s Cocoa Cream Pie

grannys-cocoa-cream-pie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2cup cocoa
  • 1/4cup cornstarch/or arrowroot powder (or 1/2 cup all purpose flour)
  • 3egg yolks
  • 1 1/2cup sugar
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 2cup milk
  • 1teaspoon vanilla
  • 9″ pre-baked pie shell

How To Prepare:

  • Mix cocoa, cornstarch, beaten egg yolks; sugar and salt, then add milk gradually, while stirring in a pot over med-high heat.
  • Cook until thick, beating it smooth.
  • Cream pies take some time to thicken, so stir… and stir (10-15 min).
  • Using a heavy bottom pan really helps. Just keep it up until it thickens.
  • Pour into a pre-baked pie shell.
  • Put in the fridge to chill, add whipped cream if you like. Or use the left over egg whites for a meringue topping!

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