Monday, May 30, 2011

Chocolate Silk Mousse Pie


Picture and recipe adapted From Pioneer Woman
Hers is 'Mocha Silk Pie' but us mormons don't do coffee or Kaluha - so I adapted it with more chocolate and a (heh-hem) simpler crust

Ingredients


Chocolate or Oreo Pie Crust

Filling:
2 sticks Butter (salted)
1-½ cup Sugar
2 teaspoons Cocoa
2 T Hot Fudge Topping
3 ounces, weight Semi-sweet (or Bittersweet) Chocolate
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
4 whole Large Eggs

Preparation Instructions

In small microwave safe bowl, melt 3 ounces of unsweetened baking chocolate until stirrable (about 45 seconds on high). Set aside to cool.
In a large bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat butter, sugar, 2 t Cocoa and 2 T Hot Fudge until fluffy, about 1 1/2 minutes. When melted chocolate is cooled, drizzle it into the butter/sugar mixture as it beats on medium speed; use a rubber spatula to get it all out. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Beat the mixture thoroughly until combined, scraping the sides if necessary.

On medium speed, add the four eggs, one at a time, over a period of 20 minutes; leave about 5 minutes between each egg addition. Scrape sides of bowl halfway through this process. Pour filling into the pie crust. You might have a little filling leftover. If you do, I’ll trust you to do the right thing.
Smooth out the pie filling and place pie in the refrigerator to chill for at least two hours (preferably longer).

Serve with whipped cream and more grated chocolate or whole raspberries to garnish

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