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Black Bottom Pie

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Most everyone loves chocolate. Here's a filled layered pie crust they are sure to enjoy

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 c
milk, scalded
4
beaten egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
semi sweet chocolate pieces
1
9 inch baked pastry shell
1 Tbsp
unflavored gelatin
1/4 c
cold water
1/2 tsp
rum extract or 2 tablespoons light rum
4
egg whites
1/2 c
sugar

How to Make Black Bottom Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch.
    Slowly add milk to egg yolks.
    Stir in sugar mixture
  • 2Cook and stir over medium heat till custard thickens and coats a spoon.
    Remove from heat; add vanilla, stir till blended.
  • 3To 1 cup of the custard, add the chocolate and stir till melted.
    Pour into pastry shell; chill
  • 4Meanwhile, soften gelatin in cold water; add to remaining HOT custard.
    Stir until dissolved.
    Stir in extract.
    Chill till slightly thickened
  • 5Beat egg whites till soft peaks form. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar; beat till stiff peaks form.
    Fold in custard / gelatin mixture.
    Chill if necessary till mixture mounds.
  • 6Pile over chocolate laver; chill till set.
    Trim with nuts, or shaved chocolate, if desired.

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About Black Bottom Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American




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