French Silk Chocolate Pie

United States
May 2, 2007 1:53pm CST
Ready in less than 30 minutes! French Silk Chocolate Pie Prep Time: 50 min ; Start to Finish: 2 hr 50 min Makes: 10 servings Nutrition Information Replacing the raw eggs in this recipe with pasteurized eggs or fat-free egg product eliminates food safety concerns and allows you to enjoy this Bake-Off® Contest favorite. Crust 1 Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust (from 15-oz box), softened as directed on box Filling 3 oz unsweetened chocolate, cut into pieces 1 cup butter, softened (do not use margarine) 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 4 pasteurized eggs or 1 cup fat-free cholesterol-free egg product Topping 1/2 cup sweetened whipped cream Chocolate curls, if desired 1 . Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 9-inch glass pie pan. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. 2 . In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat; cool. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat butter on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in cooled chocolate and vanilla until well blended. 3 . Add eggs 1 at a time, beating on high speed 2 minutes after each addition; beat until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Pour into cooled baked shell. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls. Store in refrigerator. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft):No change.
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4 responses
2 May 07
You know if I gain weight, it is going to be all your fault!!! hehe This sounds great. I'll have to see if they have Pillsbury pie crusts over here. Otherwise, I shall just have to make my own.
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• United States
2 May 07
You don't have to use Pillsbury at all. I always change things around. As long as you do the basic, you will love it. Forget the calories. We only live once, this is worth it.:)
@kathy77 (7487)
• Australia
2 May 07
Boy another great recipe Margie, dear I simply love these recipes but I shall have to watch my weight but certainly be sharing all these great recipes that you have sent out today so thanks again I will do another a + rating for you in regards to this recipe as well.
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@aprilgrl (4460)
• United States
2 May 07
oh I love to try this one as I love any kinds of chocolate pies. I have never tried to make the silk chocolate pie but now I have the recipe thanks for sharing.
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@sigma77 (5384)
• United States
2 May 07
You're making me hungry. It takes almost 3 hours for this one and only 20 minutes to eat. I don't know if I could stop with one slice...lol.
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