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French Silk Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jane Warren
Added: Sunday, April 22, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 egg whites, room temperature
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1/8 tsp. salt
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1/2 tsp. vanilla
4 oz. baking chocolate squares, sweetened
3 T. water
1 T. brandy
2 c. whipped cream

Directions:
Directions:
Beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt until foamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff. Fold in 1/2 cup of chopped pecans and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. Spoon meringue mixture into a WELL GREASED 9 inch pie pan with high sides. Use a spoon to shape, swirling sides high. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour. Cool. Set aside. For filling combine 4 ounces of chocolate and water in medium pan over low heat stirring often until melted. Cool. Stir in brandy. Set aside until cool. Beat 1 cup whipping cream until stiff. Fold into chocolate mix. pour into cooled shell. Chill at least 3 hours. Beat remaining whipping cream until stiff with 4 tablespoons of sugar. Spread over chilled pie. Garnish with grated chocolate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
4 hours

 

 

 

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