French Silk Pie
|Cream of tartar||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sweet baking chocolate bar||4 Ounce|
|Whipping cream||2 Cup (32 tbs), divided|
|Grated sweet chocolate||1 Cup (16 tbs), grated|
Beat egg whites (at room temperature), cream of tartar, and salt at high speed of an electric mixer 1 minute.
Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold in chopped pecans and vanilla.
Spoon meringue into a well-greased 9-inch pieplate.
Using a spoon, shape meringue into a shell, swirling sides high.
Bake at 300° for 1 hour.
Combine chocolate and water in a medium saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring often, until chocolate melts.
Cool; stir in brandy.
Beat 1 cup whipping cream until stiff peaks form; fold into chocolate mixture.
Pour into cooled meringue shell; chill at least 3 hours.
Beat remaining cup of whipping cream until stiff peaks form; spread evenly over top of pie.
Garnish with grated chocolate.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3945 Calories from Fat 2381
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 264 g406.9%
Saturated Fat 152.3 g761.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 662.8 mg220.9%
Sodium 520.1 mg21.7%
Total Carbohydrates 320 g106.7%
Dietary Fiber 11.7 g46.7%
Sugars 307.4 g
Protein 21 g41.8%
Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 31.3% Iron 26.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet