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Ladd’s Chocolate Pie

Ladd's Chocolate Pie
PREP TIME
5 min
COOK TIME
10 min
YIELDS
8 servings

Ree’s husband Ladd absolutely adores this chocolate pie, hence the name, and you will too!

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Ingredients

1 ½
cups sugar
¼
cup cornstarch
¼
tsp salt
3
cups whole milk
4
egg yolks, beaten with fork
6 ½
oz bittersweet chocolate, broken into pieces
2
Tbsp butter
2
tsp vanilla
1
baked pie shell (store-bought is fine)
Optional toppings: whipped cream, hot fudge sauce, caramel sauce, chopped walnuts, raspberries and sprinkles
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Directions

Step 1

In a large saucepan over medium heat, stir together the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Pour in the milk, then the beaten eggs. Cook, stirring, until the mixture comes to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the chocolate, butter and vanilla. Stir until the chocolate is all melted. Pour into the baked pie shell and chill in the fridge for several hours until set.

Step 2

Serve plain to Ladd, serve topped with everything for Ree!

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