Black Bottom Pie Recipe

This popular Southern dessert features a rich, gooey chocolate filling at the bottom of the pie, topped with light and fluffy coconut custard. Enjoying it is pure indulgence – each mouthful is a combination of creamy, smooth flavors with a delicate, crunchy finish.


  • 1 9-inch pre-baked pie crust (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the pre-baked pie crust in a 9-inch pie plate.
  3. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the bottom of the crust.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, flour, salt, vanilla, and butter until well blended.
  5. Stir in the coconut flakes.
  6. Pour the egg mixture into the prepared crust.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature.
  9. Whip the cream until soft peaks form. Spread over the cooled pie.
  10. Chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

Enjoy your delicious Black Bottom Pie!