Chocolate Chiffon Pie

Recipe by Molly53
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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in saucepan; stir in coconut and remove from heat.
  • Press mixture against sides and bottom of a 9" pie plate; refrigerate.
  • Combine gelatin, 1 cup of the sugar, salt, water and chocolate in saucepan.
  • Place over low heat until chocolate melts and sugar dissolves; remove from heat.
  • Beat yolks slightly in medium bowl.
  • Stir a little of the hot chocolate mixture into the yolks; return all to saucepan.
  • Heat, stirring occasionally, just until boiling.
  • Transfer to a bowl; cool rapidly over ice water, stirring occasionally until mixture mounds.
  • Add vanilla extract.
  • Beat whites and cream of tartar in a large bowl until foamy.
  • Gradually beat in remaining one cup sugar until meringue forms stiff, glossy peaks; do not underbeat.
  • Fold meringue into chocolate mixture; chill briefly.
  • Mound into coconut shell and refrigerate until firm, at least four hours.
  • Garnish as desired.
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