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French Silk Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Beth Jackson Hartshorn
Added: Tuesday, June 7, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup real butter, softened
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
3 eggs
1 cup whipping cream
2 tbsp. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Bake a 9 inch pie shell or use a graham cracker crust. Beat granulated sugar and buter in 1 1/2 quart bowl until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla, cream of tartar, and chocolate. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. pour into pie shell. Refrigerate until set, 3 to 4 hours (or you can freeze at this point) Beat whipping cream and powdered sugar and top pie.

 

 

 

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