Screech Pie

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READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup gingersnaps, crushed finely
  • 14
    cup melted butter
  • 1
    (14 ounce) can evaporated milk, chilled in a shallow dish until slushy at the edges
  • 2
    tablespoons gelatin
  • 34
    cup milk
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 3
    ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 14
    cup screech rum
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
  • 14
    cup sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix the gingersnaps and the butter and press into a pie pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Soften the gelatin in 1/4 c milk.
  • In the top of a double boiler, mix the sugar, gelatin mixture, remaining milkand egg yolks until well blended.
  • Cook over boiling water until mixture is slightly thickened.
  • Melt 2 oz chocolate and mix into the gelatin mixture.
  • Chill until syrupy.
  • Whip evaporated milk until thick.
  • Fold Evaporated milk, rum and vanilla into the gelatin mixture.
  • Pour into pie shell and chill thoroughly.
  • Whip cream and sweeten with 1/4 c sugar.
  • Spread over pie.
  • Shave the remaining chocolate into curls and sprinkle on top.
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