Black Bottom Pie

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the gingersnap crust: In a bowl, add all the crust ingredients; stir to mix.
  • Press mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch deep dish pie plate.
  • Bake at 350°F for 8-10 minutes; cool on a wire rack.
  • To make the filling: In a small bowl, add the water and rum; stir to combine.
  • Sprinkle the gelatin over the rum mixture; stir to combine and set aside.
  • In a saucepan, add the sugar and cornstarch; stir to combine.
  • Gradually whisk in the milk and egg yolks.
  • Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, whisk constantly.
  • Boil for 1 minute.
  • Add in gelatin mixture; stir until mixture is dissolved.
  • Mix together 1 cup of custard mixture and chocolate morsels; stir until smooth; pour into gingersnap crust; spread evenly.
  • Chill 30 minutes or until set; set aside remaining custard.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat whipping cream until foamy, using an electric mixer on high speed.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar; beat until soft peaks form.
  • Fold 1 cup whipping cream mixture into custard mixture; spoon over chocolate mixture.
  • Chill pie and remaining whipped cream for 2 hours or until pie is set.
  • Spread remaining whipped cream over the top.
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