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Luby's Cafeteria Chocolate Chess Pie

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“For those enchanted with cafeteria food. Chocolate lovers will especially enjoy this richly flavored version of the South's classic Chess Pie.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
16
YIELD:
2 pies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups granulated sugar
  • 13 cup all-purpose flour
  • 13 cup butter (if using margarine, not spread or tub product) or 13 cup margarine, melted (if using margarine, not spread or tub product)
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 extra large eggs
  • 1 14 cups evaporated milk (not sweetened, condensed milk)
  • 14 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 ounce German sweet chocolate, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 9 inches unbaked pie shells or 1 refrigerated ready-made pie crust

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large bowl, combine sugar, flour, butter, and cocoa.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  5. Add evaporated milk, corn syrup, chocolate, and vanilla.
  6. Mix well.
  7. If using refrigerated crust, unroll and place into pie pan.
  8. Pour batter into pie shell.
  9. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean.
  10. Do not overbake.

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