Chocolate Fudge Pie

IngredientsFor the crust:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (cold and cut into half inch cubes)
  • 2–4 tablespoons cold water

For the filling:

  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate-chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 egg yolks 

InstructionsTo make the crust:

  1. In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar and salt.
  2. Add butter and mix with a fork until it starts to look like a coarse meal.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of water at the time and continue mixing until a dough forms.
  4. Wrap the dough with the plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. Lightly greased 9-inch pie plate and preheat oven to 350 F.
  6. Take the dough from refrigerator and roll out on a lightly floured work surface into a circle about 1/8 inch thick.
  7. Transfer the dough to a pie plate and trim excess of a dough from edges.

To make the filling:

  1. In a bowl whisk together sugar, cocoa powder, flour, and salt.
  2. Combine in a sauce pan half and half, butter, and chocolate and stir over a medium-low heat until it become smooth.( Let it cool a few minutes before you add it over dry ingredients and eggs)
  3. Add eggs, egg yolks and chocolate mixture into dry ingredients and stir until well-combined
  4. Transfer filling to pie crust in pan.
  5. Bake 45 to 50 minutes (until the center is set and the edges start to crack)
  6. Cool 10-15 minutes before serving.

This article and recipe adapted from this site

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