Old Fashioned Chocolate Pie

Old Fashioned Chocolate Pie


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 dash cream of tartar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups carnation evaporated milk or whole milk
  • 1 package Pillsbury Pie Crust (one crust) or Homemade
  • pinch of Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


  1. Preheat Oven to 350. Prick the bottom and sides of your pie crust and bake until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool while you prepare the filling. Mix the sugar, cornstarch and cocoa together in a medium size pot. Add the 2 cups evaporated milk or whole milk. If using evaporated milk I use a 12 oz can, measure one cup evaporated milk add to the pot and then measure one more cup evaporated milk. you will be a bit short it comes to more like 3/4 cup so fill the rest of the measuring cup with water to make a cup. Using a wire whisk blend together and stir constantly over medium high heat. When the mixture is heated through add
  2. If using Meringue Powder omit the egg whites and sugar. Follow the directions on the back of the can of the Meringue Powder for pies. I doubled the meringue recipe.

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