Double Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Double Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Prep Time

14 minutes

Cook Time

18 minutes

Serves

 
Double Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Double Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

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CALORIES: 271 (28% from fat); FAT 8.4 grams (saturated 4 grams, monounsaturated 2.2 grams, polysaturated 1.4 grams); PROTEIN 4.9 grams; CARBOHYRATES 43.9 grams; FIBER 1.1 grams; CHOLESTEROL 32 milligrams; IRON 1.1 milligrams; SODIUM 151 milligrams; CALCIUM 66 milligrams

Ingredients

  • Crust: 1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury) or Baked Piecrust (page 248 of Cooking Light Complete Cookbook)
  • Filling: 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 ounces semisweet chocolate, grated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°.
  • 2 Prepare and bake piecrust in a 9-inch pie plate. Cool crust completely on a wire rack.
  • 3 To prepare filling, combine sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, salt, and milk in a medium saucepan; stir well with a whisk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook 1 minute. Gradually add 1/3 cup hot milk mixture to egg, stirring constantly with a whisk. Return egg mixture to pan. Cook 2 minutes or until egg mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add grated chocolate, stirring until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla. Spoon mixture into prepared crust. Cover surface of filling with plastic wrap. Chill until set (about 2 hours). Remove plastic wrap; spread whipped topping evenly over filling. Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 wedge).

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