You can't go wrong with a pre-made pie shell & all natural, single origin non-alkalized cocoa powder in this classic chocolate pie recipe from Shawn's mother-in-law, Meme.
6 tbsp. Askinosie Natural Cocoa Powder
4 tbsp. butter
1 cup sugar
2 cups milk
2 egg yolks
2 tbsp. corn starch
1 tsp. vanilla
Dissolve cocoa into 2 tbsp. butter. Add milk over medium feat and stir until well-mixed. Mix corn starch, flour and sugar together and slowly add to milk mixture. Cook, stirring constantly until it begins to thicken. Beat egg yolks together. Remove ½ cup of milk mixture and slowly add to eggs and mix. Add to milk mixture while stirring constantly and cook until thick. Add the other 2 tbsp. butter and 1 tsp. vanilla and stir. Pour into 9" baked pie shell. Top with whipping cream or meringue.