Black Bottom Pie (no oven version)

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Rev BJ Friley

By
@RevBJFriley

Unlike most black bottom pies, this one contains no alcohol or rum flavoring.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 2 c
    gingersnap cookie crumbs, about 60 cookies
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine, melted
  • FILLING

  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1 pkg
    (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 pkg
    gelatin, unflavored
  • 1/4 c
    cold water
  • 4
    egg whites
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    whipping cream
  • ·
    chocolate curls, or 1 square chocolate, grated, for garnish
  • OPTIONAL

  • ·
    strawberries, fresh
  • EQUIPMENT

  • ·
    one 13 x 9-inch pan

How to Make Black Bottom Pie (no oven version)

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine cookie crumbs and sugar.
  2. Stir in butter.
  3. Pat into bottom of a 13 X 9-inch pan.
  4. Chill.
  5. In a saucepan, scald milk.
  6. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch.
  7. In another bowl, beat egg yolks.
  8. Slowly add milk, stirring constantly.
  9. Return egg mixture to saucepan.
  10. Stir in sugar and cornstarch mixture.
  11. Cook, stirring all the time, until the custard coats the back of a spoon.
  12. Place chocolate chips in a mixing bowl.
  13. Add 1 1/2 cups hot custard.
  14. Stir until chocolate is melted.
  15. Add vanilla.
  16. Pour chocolate custard into chilled crust.
  17. Refrigerate.
  18. Soften gelatin in cold water.
  19. Add to remaining custard, stirring until dissolved.
  20. Chill until thickened.
  21. Beat egg whites and sugar until soft peaks form.
  22. Fold in custard.
  23. Pour over chocolate.
  24. Chill until set.
  25. Garnish with whipped cream, chocolate and strawberries.

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About Black Bottom Pie (no oven version)

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




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