French Silk Pie

It’s a fabulous Friday at The Slow Roasted Italian and welcome to Diving Into Decadence.

Uncle Happy, our oldest and dearest friend celebrated his birthday with us a few weeks ago.  He requested a French Silk Pie, so I researched and found an amazing recipe. This pie was so decadent and delicious!  I used a store bought pie crust and made beautiful chocolate curls from a Hershey bar.  It was amazing!!!  So easy and impressive.

Recipe by Taste of Home

1 shop bought pie crust (ordinary)

2/three cup sugar

2 eggs

2 oz.. Unsweetened chocolate

1 teaspoon herbal vanilla extract

1/three cup butter, softened

2/three cup heavy whipping cream

2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar

Whipped cream and chocolate curls, non-compulsory

Line pie shell with a double thickness of heavy-obligation foil. Bake at 450? For 4 minutes. Remove foil; bake 2 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

In a small saucepan, combine sugar and eggs until nicely combined. Cook over low heat, stirring continuously, until mixture reaches a hundred and sixty? And coats the lower back of a metal spoon.

Remove from the warmth. Stir in chocolate and vanilla till easy. Cool to lukewarm (90?), stirring every so often.

In a small bowl, cream butter till slight and fluffy. Add cooled chocolate aggregate; beat on immoderate speed for 5 minutes or until mild and fluffy.

In a few different massive bowl, beat cream till it begins to thicken. Add confectioners’ sugar; beat until stiff peaks shape. Fold into chocolate mixture.

Pour into crust. Chill for at least 6 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield:6 servings.

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