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Sunday, December 12, 2004

Marie's Chocolate Pudding Pie (Filling)

(preheat over 375 degrees/prebake piecrust 30 mins. and cooled before starting filling)


1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tbls of unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 tsp. salt

Put in medium to large dry saucepan and wisk together

Add to saucepan:

2cups Whole Milk
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup heavy cream

over medim heat, whisk until smooth, then continue to whisk till thick, total time 25 mins.

remove from heat then add:

5 oz chopped bittersweet chocolate (Valrhona)
1tblp of sweet butter
1 tsp Vanilla

continue to whisk, pour into shell, let cool with saran wrap for no skin...

refridgerate overnight, add whipped cream made fresh day of serving. You can also sprinkle shaved chocolate on top before serving.

Marie's Pie Crust

Preheat oven 375 degrees

3 cups flour

1 Stick Butter

1/3 cup crisco

1/4 cup sugar

6-8 tblsp. (maybe more) ice water

pinch-1/4 tsp. salt (fine sea salt)

process till first crumbly then a little more till it comes together/don’t overprocess

*when rolling out dough, after putting in pie dish and pricking bottom, then freeze 15-30mins before baking.

bake 30 minutes and allow to cool before using (use piecrust weights if you have them to stop crust from slipping)