French Silk Pie

This is a great change on your standard chocolate pie.

slice of chocolate cream pie

French Silk Pie

French silk pie is so easy to make, enjoy this chocolate dessert anytime. 
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pie Recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 571kcal

Ingredients

Filling

  • 4 ounces butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream whipped
  • 1 tablespoon creme de cacao

Meringue Pie Shell

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

Meringue Pie Shell

  • Combine the egg whites, salt and cream of tartar and beat to a stiff foam. Beat in the vanilla. Add the sugar gradually, beating until peaks are formed and the sugar is dissolved.
    Spread in a well-greased 9-inch pie tin. Build up the sides; sprinkle the bottom with chopped nuts. Bake in a 275-degree oven for 1 hour. Cool and fill.

Filling

  • Beat softened butter in the electric mixer until fluffy. Add the sugar gradually and beat until smooth. Melt the chocolate over hot water and add with vanilla to the creamed mixture. Beat in. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating 4 minutes each time.
     Pour this mixture into Meringue Pie Shell and top with whipped cream flavored with creme de cacao.

Nutrition

Calories: 571kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 1135IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Liz

    5 stars
    This pie was really good! I used Chocolate flavoring instead of the creme de cacao. Next time I’ll try it with the cream de cacao.

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