Сhocolate pie: the recipe for the most budget-friendly homemade dessert

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
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Pie can be made with different fillings, but the dough should be shortcrust pastry. The taste and structure of the dessert depends on the dough.

Grated chocolate cream pie

The cook shared a recipe on Instagram for a delicious, flavorful grated chocolate cake.

Pie recipe



  • egg – 1 pc.
  • sugar – 80 g
  • salt – a pinch
  • butter – 100 g
  • flour – 250 g
  • baking powder – 2 tsp.


  • milk – 500 g
  • eggs – 2 pcs.
  • sugar – 60 g
  • vanilla sugar – 1 package
  • corn starch – 60 g
  • cocoa – 30 g

Method of preparation:

1. Combine eggs, sugar, salt, and mix until smooth. Add the melted butter and mix again. Add flour and baking powder and knead the dough.

Pie dough

2. Separate 1/3, put a small portion in the freezer and put the larger portion in the mold, form the sides and bottom. Pierce the dough with a fork and refrigerate.

How to prepare the dough for the pie

3. For the cream: combine the eggs, sugar, vanilla sugar, a little milk, starch, and cocoa, and mix until smooth. Pour in all the milk, stir, and bring to a thickening over medium heat, stirring constantly.

Chocolate Cream

4. Spread the cream on the dough, smooth it out and rub the dough from the freezer. Bake at 180 C for 40 minutes.

Cooking the Pie

After that, let it cool completely, remove it from the mold and serve.

Ready Pie

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