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French Silk Pie Recipe

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One 9 baked shell, cooled
1 C sugar
C softened real butter
1 tsp vanilla
tsp cream of tartar
3 (10 oz) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
3 eggs
1 C chilled whipping cream
2 Tb powdered sugar

Beat 1 C sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
Stir in vanilla, cream of tartar, and chocolate.
Beat in 3 eggs till light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Pour into pie shell.
Refrigerate 3 or 4 hours.
Before serving, beat 1 C chilled whipping cream and 2 TB powdered sugar in a CHILLED bowl until stiff.
Top pie with whipping cream and grated chocolate or chocolate swirls.




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