Chocolate Angel Pie (sallye) Recipe

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CHOCOLATE ANGEL PIE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

Another recipe from Mother's recipe trove.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Yield 6-8 slices
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

SHELL INGREDIENTS

2 large
egg whites
1/8 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

FILLING INGREDIENTS

1 pkg
german sweet chocolate squares
3 Tbsp
water
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
whipping cream

Step-By-Step

1TO MAKE SHELL:

Preheat oven to 300º

Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy. Optional: you can add a pinch of salt if desired.

Add sugar slowly 2 tablespoons at a time while still beating.

Continue beating unil very stiff peaks form.

Fold in the nuts and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla.

Spoon into lightly greased 8 inch pie pan and make a nest-like shell, building sides about 1/2 inch above the pan.

Bake in preheated 300º oven for 50-60 minutes.

Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
2MAKING THE FILLING:

In heavy saucepan, melt chocolate in water over low heat stirring constantly until completely melted and smooth.

Remove from heat and cool until thickened

Add 1 teaspoon vanilla

While chocolate is cooling, Whip the cream until stiff peaks form.

Fold cream into the chocolate mixture

Spoon chocolate mixture into meringue shell and chill in fridge for 2 hours before serving.
3Garnish (optional)

Sprinkle chocolate curls over top of pie if desired.

About this Recipe

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