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French Silk Chocolate Pie with whipped cream and chocolate curls.
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5 from 2 votes

French Silk Pie

Perfect French Silk Chocolate Pie, topped with sweet whipped cream and chocolate curls.
prep time 40 mins
cook time 2 hrs
total time 2 hrs 40 mins
servings: 8 slices
calories: 559kcal
author: Salt & Baker

INGREDIENTS

Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1 cup graham crackers crumbs, about 8-9 full crackers ground up
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

French Silk Pie

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temp
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 oz unsweetened chocolate squares
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Whipped topping

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

INSTRUCTIONS

Graham Cracker Crust

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
    Mix ingredients together. Press into a 9 inch pie pan so that the crumbs come up the sides. Bake at 350°F for 8 minutes. Let cool. 

French Silk Pie

  • Place chocolate in a microwave safe bowl. Melt the chocolate in 30 seconds increments, until completely melted. Set aside.  
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar. About 10-14 minutes. 
  • Mix in the melted (slightly cooled) chocolate and the vanilla. Mix for 30 seconds. Add the eggs, 1 at a time. Beat on medium speed for 5 minutes after each addition. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as necessary. you want to make sure there are no grains of sugar. 
  • Gently place the chocolate mixture into your pie crust. Chill for 2 hours, or until set. 

Whipped Topping

  • Place the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla in the bowl of your stand mixer. Using teh whisk attachment beats until stiff peaks form. Spread the whipped topping over the pie. Garnish with chocolate shavings if so desired. Serve. 

RECIPE NOTES

Recipe source: adapted from food.com 
Calories: 559kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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