French silk pie is easy to make. Tillman’s was located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The recipe was located in an old copy of Ford’s Treasury of Recipes.
Tillman’s Plaza French Silk Chocolate Pie
Tillman's is one of the better-known cooks in the Houston area, enjoy his French Silk Pie.
- 1/2 cup Butter
- 3/4 cup Sugar
- 1 ounces Baker's Bitter Sweet Chocolate
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1 baked pie shell
- 1 cup whipping Cream
- 1/2 cup Walnuts
- Thoroughly cream room-temperature butter with sugar. Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating 5 minutes after each addition. Pour into cooled pie shell and chill 2 hours before serving. Top with whipped cream, then sprinkle walnuts over the top.Remember you can substitute 3 tablespoons of cocoa plus 1 tablespoon cooking oil if you do not have any bakers squares on hand.