Mom's Chocolate Pie

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1 pie

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It seems 1/2 cup milk is not

It seems 1/2 cup milk is not much either to fill a pie shell. My mom's recipe is 1/2 cup cocoa; 1 cup sugar; 1/4 cup cornstarch, 2 cups milk; 3 eggs, separated; 3 tbls butter; 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Follow same basic directions as above--for meringue, I use one tablespoon sugar per egg white with the tsp. cream of tartar and vanilla

We went back into the kitchen

We went back into the kitchen to try this pie and it is very good. We suggest you try it as is. It is delicious with a hint of chocolate goodness.

I would use 1/2 c cocoa

I would use 1/2 c cocoa powder, but I like lots of chocolate. It needs at least 1/3 c

We went back into the kitchen

We went back into the kitchen to try this pie and it is very good. If you want it to be rich in chocolate taste, then yes, increase the cocoa. But we suggest you try it as is. It is delicious with a hint of chocolate goodness.

Not enouth cocoa in this

Not enouth cocoa in this recipe. It would barely be chocolate.

What would your

What would your recommendation be, to make it more chocolatey?

We went back into the kitchen

We went back into the kitchen to make this pie, and it is quite good. It is not overly chocolatey, as you noted, but it is delicious with a hint of chocolate.