Monday, June 28, 2010

Chocolate Cream Pie

My sister requested that I bake her a chocolate pie. And I did since I am pretty much the bestest sister ever. Here is the recipe:

1 1/3 cups chocolate wafer crumbs or chocolate graham cracker crumbs
5 tbs. melted butter
1/4 cups sugar

1/3 cups sugar
1/4 cups cornstarch
1/2 tsp. salt
4 egg yolks
3 cups milk
5 oz. melted bittersweet chocolate
2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate
2 tbs. softened butter
1 tsp. vanilla

3/4 cups chilled heavy cream
1 tbs. sugar

Preheat oven to 350°F. Stir together crumbs, butter, and sugar and press on the bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake until crisp, around 12-14 minutes and cool on a rack.

Whisk together sugar, cornstarch, salt, and yolks in a 3-quart heavy saucepan until combined and then whisk in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat while whisking constantly. Reduce heat and continue whisking for another minute until the filling has thickened. Whisk in chocolates, butter, and vanilla. Cover surface of filling with tin foil or wax paper and cool completely (about 2 hours).

Spoon filling into crust, cover and chill pie for 6 hours.

Before serving, beat cream and sugar until it holds stiff peaks and spoon on top of pie.

1 comment:

  1. Pie looks delicious!! Hope your sister appreciated it! Are you making an apple pie for the 4th? I think we're going to the Tanglin Club for the 4th, not quite American but it'll have to do! ...serves a mouth-watering apple pie!


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