Poppy's Chocolate Puddin' Pie

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

The made-from-scratch chocolate pudding filling makes this pie rich, thick and wonderful. It 's poured into a baked pie shell and smothered with a glossy meringue. A few minutes in the oven and the pie is ready to serve.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • In 2 quart saucepan, sift and mix together flour, cocoa, 2/3 cup sugar and salt. Whisk in milk. Over medium heat, and stirring constantly, cook until it reaches pudding thickness. Remove from heat.
  • Very quickly beat in egg yolks, 1 teaspoon vanilla and butter; beating briskly until completely mixed and smooth. Cool in pan.
  • Pour into baked, cooled pie shell. Top with meringue.
  • Meringue: chill beaters and bowl. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • With electric mixer on high, beat 3 egg whites and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to stiff peaks. While still beating egg whites, add 10 tablespoons sugar, one tablespoon at a time.
  • Spread meringue over pie, and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 minutes or until meringue turns pale brown. Remove from oven. Place on level, draft-free area at least 30 minutes to cool before serving.