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chocolate angel pie (sallye)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

Another recipe from Mother's recipe trove.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate angel pie (sallye)

  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • 1/8 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pkg
    german sweet chocolate squares
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    whipping cream

How To Make chocolate angel pie (sallye)

  • 1
    TO 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.
  • 2
    MAKING 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.
  • 3
    Garnish (optional) Sprinkle chocolate curls over top of pie if desired.

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