The Capital Room’s Chocolate Pie
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
2 1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup whole milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 (10-inch) or 1 (9-inch) deep-dish unbaked pie shell
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a double boiler, melt chocolate and butter together, then stir until well-mixed. Remove from heat; don’t allow mixture to come to a boil.
Pour chocolate mixture into the large bowl of an electric mixer. Add sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla, and mix for 2 minutes on low speed or until mixture is smooth.
Pour into crust. Bake 45 minutes. Cover the edge of pie with foil after 30 minutes.
Makes 8 servings.