Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie
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1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
3 cups milk
4 eggs
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 oz. unsweetened chocolate
Graham cracker pie shell
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup sugar

Pie Preparation
In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. 

Gradually stir in milk and unsweetened chocolate.  Cook and stir over medium-high heat till mixture is thickened and bubbly.  Reduce heat, cook and stir for 2 minutes more.  Remove from heat.

Beat eggs lightly with a fork.  Gradually stir in about 1 cup of hot filling into eggs.

Return all to saucepan and bring to a gentle boil.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.  Remove from heat, let cool.

Pour into graham cracker shell and chill.

Whipped Topping Preparation
Whip together 1 cup heavy cream and 1/4 cup sugar to stiff peaks.

Spread over chilled pie filling.

Cut into wedges and serve.