Unsweetened cocoa gets a chance to shine in this marvelous pie. It 's stirred up with evaporated milk, eggs, butter, flour and cornstarch into a smooth, thick, and yummy filling. Chopped walnuts are sprinkled on top and the pie is baked until set and serv
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts
- 1/4 cup margarine, melted
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 2 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Place margarine in a small glass bowl and melt in microwave for 45 seconds, or until liquid. Set aside to cool. In a large mixing bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, cooled margarine, and vanilla extract.
In a small bowl, sift together flour, cornstarch, and cocoa powder. Stir into egg mixture until smooth. Mix in evaporated milk, stirring until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Pour half of mixture into each pastry shell. Sprinkle each with 1 cup chopped walnuts.
Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, until set in center. Allow to cool. Chill at least 4 hours before serving.