Chocolate French Silk Pie

Recipe by BachFromTheDead
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 1 slice
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Chocolate Filling
  • 3 -6
    ounces chocolate (depending on the size of the pie)
  • 1
    cup butter, per 6 ounces
  • 1
    cup sugar, per 6 ounces
  • 1 12
    teaspoons vanilla extract (again,depending on size of pie)
  • 14
    cup cocoa powder (more or less to your preference)
  • Optional coffee glaze
  • 14
    cup coffee
  • 12
    whipped cream
  • Crust
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 3
    tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 12
    tablespoons water or 2 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1
    tablespoon coffee

DIRECTIONS

  • Crust: Mix in all the dry ingredients into a bowl, Cut butter into mixture and mix in by hand until the mixture resembles a course meal.
  • Pour in water and mix well.
  • Roll dough out on a lightly-floured surface until thin.
  • Press into a lightly-floured pie tin and brush the crust with the tablespoon of coffee.
  • Bake at 400 for about 10 minutes until light brown. Set aside.
  • Chocolate Filling: Melt the chocolate and butter until fairly liquified (seperate bowls).
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix in well.
  • Pour into pre-baked pie crust.
  • Bake for another 5-10 minute until edges are golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with a bit of cocoa powder and refrigerate for at least two hours. Serve.
  • Top with coffee cream if you choose.