French Silk Chocolate Pie
A luscious chocolate pie with a texture as smooth as silk in a pastry pie crust.
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 square baking chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large fresh eggs*
1 cup heavy cream, whipped
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 (9-inch) baked pie shell
- In a bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, cream together 1/2 cup butter and 3/4 cup sugar. Add melted baking chocolate and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, beating for 5 minutes on medium speed after each egg.
- Pour into a 9-inch baked pie shell. Chill at least three hours, then top with 1 cup cream whipped to stiff peaks with 2 tablespoons powdered sugar.
Makes 8 servings.
*We suggest using a pasteurized egg product for this recipe.