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Web's Best Strawberry Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

This chocolate strawberry cream pie recipe has to contain everybody's favorite ingredients. It's particularly wonderful when the fresh strawberries are in season.

Trivia: The average strawberry has about 200 seeds.

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Strawberry Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Ingredients

2 baked pie shells

Chocolate Cream Filling

3 squares unsweetened chocolate
2 1/2 cups whole milk
1/4 cup flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 tsp salt
4 eggs yolks or 2 whole eggs
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp vanilla

Method for Preparing Strawberry Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Using a double boiler with boiling water in the bottom pan, scald the milk and chocolate together. Beat.

Mix together the flour, sugar, and salt. Add the egg yolks. Beat. Stir in a little of the chocolate milk, then add this egg mixture to the mixture in the double boiler. Cook, stirring until thickened. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Cool.

Strawberry Filling

2 quarts fresh strawberries
5/8 cup sugar
3 tbsp corn starch
shake of salt
1 cup boiling water
1 tbsp lemon juice
15 drops red food coloring

Method

Wash berries in a colander like the Amco Over the Sink Colander Remove the hulls, and set aside a few perfect berries for garnish. Mash the remaining berries to make two cups.

Place in pot and add 5/8 cup sugar, cornstarch and salt to the mashed berries. Mix. Stir in boiling water and cook until thick. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and food coloring. Strain through a sieve. Cool.

Assembling the Strawberry Chocolate Cream Pie

Place cooled chocolate filling in cooled pie shells. Place the perfect berries in circles over the cream filling, point up. Sprinkle berries in each pie with 2 tbsp sugar. Spread the strawberry glaze over top of the berries in each pie. Ensure all berries are coated. Chill thoroughly before serving.

This recipe is amazing just the way it is. However, if you want to be really decadent, top it with this gourmet whipped cream recipe .


Wiltons pans; specialty pans. Check here for hard-to-find specialty bakeware items.

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