Chocolate orange cream pie recipe (1938)

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“I got love and kisses for my Chocolate Orange Cream Pie!”

“And I owe it all to Aunt Hetty’s sharp tongue!”

Chocolate orange cream pie recipe (1938)

Chocolate orange cream pie dessert recipe


3 squares Baker’s unsweetened chocolate
2-1/2 cups milk
1 cup sugar
6 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 baked 9-inch pie shell
1/2 cup cream, whipped

2 tablespoons grated orange rind


Add chocolate to milk and heat in double boiler. When chocolate is melted, beat with rotary egg beater until blended. Combine sugar, flour and salt; add gradually to chocolate mixture and cook until thickened, stirring constantly; then continue cooking 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Pour small amount of mixture over egg yolks, stirring vigorously; return to double boiler and cook 2 minutes longer. Add butter and vanilla and cool

Turn into pie shell; chill. Pile whipped cream lightly around edge of pie to form a 1-inch border. Sprinkle cream with grated orange rind.

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