Monday, March 18, 2013

German Chocolate Pie

If you didn't already know, I am an avid pie fan. 
Proof: here, here, and here
I even dedicated a whole month to "Pie Month" in my earlier blogging days.

So it's no surprise to me that I found another pie recipe that I am in love with.
As a matter of fact, I got enough stuff to make two of these pies.

What you need:

Pie Crust
4oz. German Sweet Chocolate, chopped
1/4 Cup Butter, cubed
1 Can {12 oz.} Evaporated Milk
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
3 Tablespoons Cornstarch
Dash of Salt
2 Eggs
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 1/3 Cups Flaked Coconut
1/2 Cup Chopped Pecans

For the topping:
2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
2 Tablespoons Powdered Sugar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Additional Coconut and Chopped Pecans

What to do:

1. Defrost pie crust according to directions on the package.

2.  Place the chocolate and butter in a small saucepan. Cook on a low temperature until both are melted and smooth. Remove from heat and stir in evaporated milk. 

3. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Add in the eggs, vanilla, and chocolate mixture, mix well. Pour into crust, sprinkle coconut and pecans on top.

4. Bake at 375 for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool completely.

For the topping:

1. In a large bowl, beat cream until it thickens. Add in powdered sugar and vanilla. Continue to beat until desired thickness. Spread over pie and sprinkle additional coconut and pecans on top. 
Refrigerate until serving.


  1. Oh my gosh that looks delicious! Save me a piece I'm coming over! ;)

  2. This looks like heaven. I gave up sweets for Lent but after that I am going to make this. Bookmarking it right now.

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  3. This looks great - minus the coconut. :-P

  4. Ummmm YUM! This looks-and sounds-deliiiiicious. That last picture has me drooling...I want a slice right now! If you didn't have the stuff to make the topping (or were too lazy), would just regular cool whip be okay? Or maybe even no topping at all? Can't wait to try this one!

    1. Brit I think it would be delicious with no topping at all or with Cool Whip! The topping I made is basically just homemade Cool Whip. G is a huge fan of whipped cream, I'm not really but it was good with it!

  5. Okay is it weird that I'm not a huge pie fan? This one looks delish though, can we still be friends ;)

  6. it's been so long since i've had german chocolate cake! looks and sounds amazing!! i love anything with coconut! i have had such a sweet tooth this past week...thanks for sharing!! i hope you have a wonderful tuesday, whitney! xoxox

  7. I love pie!! Wait...there's a pie month??? Which month is it?

  8. That looks absolutely divine!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I love pie! And am all of a sudden craving it ;) Hmmmm... :)

  9. oh my what a pie!! this pie looks incredible i have never had german chocolate cake in the pie form before

  10. yum - i love pie and this looks amaze! new follower from meighan's blog! :)