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Bake-Off® Contest 03, 1951
Kensington, Maryland

French Silk Chocolate Pie

French Silk Chocolate Pie – the ultimate in decadence -- is easy with a classic recipe from the Bake-Off® Contest. It's one of our Top 10 Pies to Try!

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  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 2 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

3
oz Hershey's® unsweetened chocolate, cut into pieces
1
cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened (do not use margarine)
1
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
4
pasteurized eggs

Topping

1/2
cup sweetened whipped cream
Chocolate curls, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat; cool. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat butter on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in cooled chocolate and vanilla until well blended.
  • 3 Add eggs 1 at a time, beating on high speed 2 minutes after each addition; beat until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Pour into cooled baked shell. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat; cool. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat butter on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in cooled chocolate and vanilla until well blended.
  • 3 Add eggs 1 at a time, beating on high speed 2 minutes after each addition; beat until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Pour into cooled baked shell. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Did you know? Pillsbury has a gluten free pie and pastry dough.

Use of pasteurized eggs eliminates food safety concerns and allows you to enjoy this Bake-Off® Contest favorite.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
270),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
30%
(Saturated Fat
18g,
18%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
135mg
135%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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