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Peppermint Chocolate Chiffon Pie

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 envelope)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Strong coffee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate pieces 6 Ounce
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Chocolate pie shell 1
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
  Peppermint stick candy 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Sprinkle gelatin on 1/4 cup cold water to soften.
Heat coffee and chocolate together until chocolate is melted, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; add softened gelatin and stir until dissolved.
Beat egg yolks thoroughly.
Add yolks, 1/4 cup sugar, salt, and vanilla to chocolate mixture; mix well.
Chill until slightly thickened.
Beat egg whites until foamy.
Gradually add remaining sugar and beat until stiff.
Fold egg whites into chocolate mixture; pile lightly into cold Chocolate Pie Shell.
Chill until firm.
Garnish with whipped cream and bits of peppermint-stick candy, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Aphrodisiac, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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