You’ll delight in every bite of the creamy-silksmoothness of this pie’s rich chocolate filling in contrast tothe flaky tender texture of its crust.
Another delicious recipe from our Family-FavoriteRecipes Collection.
Recipe: French Silk ChocolatePie
1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup vegetable shortening*
1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
3 tablespoons ice-cold water**
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large, fresh eggs***
Sweetened whipped cream for garnish (optional)
Makes 8 servings.
*For best results, always use a premiumbrand of shortening such as Crisco.
**During winter months, flour can become”drier”, you may need to add more water, about 1 teaspoonor so, but not much more.
***Note: Please exercise caution when usingraw eggs that are uncooked in prepared food (see FoodSafety). We suggest using a pasteurized egg product for thisrecipe.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8of recipe): 418.1 calories; 60% calories from fat; 29.4g totalfat; 83.4mg cholesterol; 219.0mg sodium; 101.6mg potassium; 36.9gcarbohydrates; 1.7g fiber; 19.0g sugar; 35.1g net carbs; 4.7gprotein.
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