Southern Pie 101: Chocolate Chess Pie

This Southern classic is an essential in any baker’s repertoire.  Watch the video for an easy demonstration on making the perfect chocolate chess pie.

CHOCOLATE CHESS PIE

1 stick of butter, melted
1 ½ cups sugar
4 eggs
1 ½ tablespoons cornmeal
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup dark cocoa powder
1 unbaked pie crust

Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour filling into unbaked pie crust. Bake for 1 hour.

Yields: 8 slices.

Recipe Courtesy of Felicia Suzanne Willett, 2015

This Southern classic is an essential in any baker’s repertoire.  Watch the video for an easy demonstration on making the perfect chocolate chess pie.

CHOCOLATE CHESS PIE

1 stick of butter, melted
1 ½ cups sugar
4 eggs
1 ½ tablespoons cornmeal
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup dark cocoa powder
1 unbaked pie crust

Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour filling into unbaked pie crust. Bake for 1 hour.

Yields: 8 slices.

Recipe Courtesy of Felicia Suzanne Willett, 2015

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