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French Silk Chocolate Pie Recipe

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This recipe for French Silk Chocolate Pie, by , is from The Baldwin, McDonald, Kintz Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Kintz
Added: Monday, January 29, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pie Shell: 4 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1 c sifted sugar
1/2 c chopped pecans

Filling: 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate
1/2 c butter
3/4 c sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla.

Topping: 1 c. heavy cream ( whipped)
2 tbsp. confection sugar
1/2 oz. shaved unsweetened chocolate

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven 375
Beat egg whites until foamy, add one tbs. a time-Beat until stiff and peaks are formed-do not overbeat.
Add chopped pecans- spread into a 10" glass pie plate and bake for 1 hour- cool before adding filling

Filling-melt chocolate over low heat set aside to cool- cream butter and sugar for 5 min. using medium speed on a mixer, add eggs and beat for 5 min. after each, add cooled melted chocolate and beat 5 min. - add vanilla and beat 5 more min. Pour filling into pie shell and chill for at least 3 hours or overnight. 2 hours prior to serving cover chocolate mixture with whipped cream sweetened with sugar. Decorate with shaved chocolate

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This receipt came from the Junior League Cookbook"Even More Special"

 

 

 

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