Chocolate Crumb Cream Pie

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Light and airy as a mousse pie, this is a lovely end to an elegant dinner from costco


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Serves:

20

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 cup plus 1 quart milk, divided
1 1/2 tbsp. gelatin
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
3/4 cup cornstarch
4 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate
5 egg yolks
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 cup whipped cream
2 prebaked 9 inch pie shells
semisweet chocolate shavings for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix 1/2 cup milk and gelatin; set aside.
Put 1 quart milk and 3/4 cup sugar in pan and bring to boil. Mix remaining 3/4 cup sugar and cornstarch, using some of the milk to form a paste. Whisk into the boiling milk.
2
Add unsweetened chocolate and stir til it melts.
3
Put egg yolks in bowl and whisk. Whisk in a little of the hot chocolate mixture and then stir eggs into the pan. Remove form heat and let sit for 3 minutes.
Stir gelatin mixture into the chocolate mixture
4
Pour into a bowl that is placed on a bed of ice. Stir in salt and continue stirring til completely cool. Add vanilla. Fold in whipped cream.
Fill pie shells with mixture. Decorate with chocolate shavings and crumbled cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American