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!

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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