Valerie's Perfected French Silk Pie

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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    ounces hershey baking chocolate, unsweetened
  • 2
    teaspoons water
  • 12
    cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs, chilled
  • 1
    pie shells (I prefer chocolate. Do not use graham cracker pie shell!) or 1 chocolate crumb pie shell, If you make it yourself, chill the crust first (I prefer chocolate. Do not use graham cracker pie shell!)
  • whipped cream (Cool Whip works great) or whipped topping (Cool Whip works great)
  • slivered almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Creme softened, but not melted, butter and sugar until very light and fluffy.
  • In a double boiler melt chocolate with 2 teaspoons of water and blend with vanilla.
  • Add the eggs to the butter mixture, one at a time, beating each for at least 2 minutes before adding the next.
  • Whip until very light and fluffy.
  • Pour immediately into pie shell and refrigerate (before it loses it's fluffiness).
  • Chill at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Top with whipped cream or whipped topping and sprinkle with almond slivers.
  • (I grate up some of the unsweetened chocolate to make chocolate curls, or sprinkles at least).
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