Grits Chocolate Pie

Grits Chocolate Pie

Some people like their grits savory and some like them sweet, but everyone will like them sweet when they’re in the form of this Grits Chocolate Pie.

Grits Chocolate Pie
Makes 1 (9-inch) pie
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup quick-cooking grits
  • ½ teaspoon plus ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ½ (14.1-ounce) box refrigerated piecrust
  • ⅔ cup evaporated milk
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 6 ounces dark chocolate (60%) morsels
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream, to serve
  1. Bring 1 cup water, grits, and ⅛ teaspoon salt to a boil over medium heat. Cook, stirring often, until thickened. Remove from heat, and let cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°. Place piecrust in a 9-inch pie pan, and crimp edges as desired.
  3. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, add evaporated milk, butter, chocolate, sugar, and flour; heat on high for 1 minute. Remove from microwave, and whisk until smooth. Whisk in grits, eggs, vanilla, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt. Pour into prepared piecrust.
  4. Bake until puffed and set in center, 25 to 30 minutes. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream.



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