German Chocolate Pie


German chocolate pie is among desserts people around the world love. Despite, along with time people have added more ingredients , its serving remain be known as German chocolate pie. We may find numerous recipes and following are one recipes as suggested by a chef.


To make 6-8 servings of German chocolate pie we need 4 ounces German Sweet chocolate, chopped, 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk, 1-1/2 cups sugar, 1/5 cup butter, cubed, 3 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 eggs, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 unbaked deep-dish pastry shell (9 inches), ½ cup chopped pecans, 1-1/3 cups sweetened shredded coconut.

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After these ingredients ready, we need to follow directions. Actually all steps are same no matter the recipe we use. Only slight difference in details we will find but along with increased skill by practice we will have our own ways to make German chocolate pie.


First thing to do is melt chocolate and butter in a microwave and stir until smooth. Add milk gradually and set aside. Next, blend sugar, cornstarch and salt in large sized bowl. Stir in vanilla and eggs, stir gradually in chocolate mixture then pour into pastry shell. Next step is combining pecans and coconut, sprinkle over filling. After that we can bake at 375 degrees for about 45 to 50 minutes or until it change to be puffed and browned. Remove from the microwave and chill until serving.

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This dessert has been long time became favorite for families bought from store or made at home. How delicious is this pie? Best description might be combination of soft, sweet and luxurious bitter of German chocolate. It takes about an hour to serve but it is worth since even those who try this for the first time would fall in love. Perhaps at first try we would fail or the result not as good as we desire but along with practice we will know better about more details in making German Chocolate Pie. Finally, as a proverb said, practice makes perfect.