Featured from Lauren's Latest's eCookbook, Everyday Ingredients, Extraordinary Meals: 30 Ridiculously Simple Family Favorite Recipes, this creamy chocolate pie is easy enough to make any day of the week.
For the filling
4tablespoonsunsweetened cocoa powdersifted
2oz.chopped bittersweet chocolate
sweetened whipped cream
1 9-inch pie shell, cooked and cooled
In a small pot, stir sugar, cornstarch and cocoa powder together. Whisk in milk and place over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and starts to thicken. Once hot and thick remove from heat and stir in chopped chocolate and vanilla. Pour into pie plate and cover with plastic wrap. Be sure to place the plastic wrap directly on the filling. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until completely chilled and plastic wrap comes off clean.
Cut pie into 8 pieces and top with dollops of cream and chocolate shavings and serve.