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Chocolate Silk Pie Recipe
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Chocolate Silk Pie Recipe

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This creamy, quick chocolate pie not only melts in your mouth, it also melts any and all resistance to dessert! What an easy way to say "I love you" on Valentine's Day. —Mary E. Relyea, Canastota, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons strong brewed coffee
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • Chocolate curls, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 602 calories, 45 g fat (26 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 188 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. Meanwhile, in a heavy saucepan, combine marshmallow creme, chocolate chips, butter, unsweetened chocolate and coffee; cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Cool. Fold in whipped cream; pour into crust.
  3. For topping, in a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Spread over filling. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving. Garnish with chocolate curls if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
How-To: For quick chocolate curls: Use a vegetable peeler to "peel" curls from a solid block of chocolate. To keep the strips intact, allow them to fall gently onto a plate or a single layer of waxed paper. If you get only shavings, your chocolate may be too hard, so warm it slightly. See chocolate curls»
Originally published as Chocolate Silk Pie in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p50

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 602 calories, 45 g fat (26 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 188 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"One of the best chocolate pies I have tried. Nice deep rich dark flavor and smooth texture. Followed to a T except made 1.5 times recipe for larger pie and used a large size graham cracker crust. Will certainly make this again and again and again!!!"

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2014

"Outstanding! Super easy! This will be my "go to" chocolate pie!"

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2014

"This is the best & easiest Chocolate Silk Pie ever & I have tried some that were award winners at actual pie shoppes! Thanks for sharing this fabulous recipe! I followed the recipe to a t & made it for Valentine's & it was to die for!!"

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2014

"I think very delicious dessert,tomorrow will prepare the tea."

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2013

"I made this pie several times my kids love it . Nice and creamy . I also used cool whip for the whipping cream. Delicious and very easy to make."

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