Jennie Dodd’s Chocolate Pie

Old friends from Corvallis might recall Jennie Dodd’s Chocolate Pie. I’ve made it a number of times over the years, my mother even adapted the recipe so it could be prepared in a dorm room with nothing but a microwave and a blender! Very few ingredients, so simple and so delicious.

1 cup hot milk
12 oz chopped semi-sweet chocolate (about 2 cups)
2 egg yolks

graham cracker crust (buy one, make your own, it all depends on the work you want to put in)

Place metal mixing bowl over boiling water (poor man’s double boiler, and more useful in this case). Add chopped chocolate to bowl and melt. While melting chocolate, heat milk in saucepan until just boiling (at least 170° F).

Whisk eggs until smooth.

Once chocolate is melted, use stand mixer to blend melted chocolate with heated milk at high speed. Add eggs and when combined and mixture is smooth, immediately pour into prepared crust.

Chill until well set (I usually let it sit overnight).

She would serve with cool whip, I usually whip up some cream.