Black Bottom Pie With Chocolate Crust
|Unflavored gelatin||1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Eggs||4 , separated|
|Unsweetened chocolate||1 1⁄2 Ounce (1 1/2 Squares)|
|Chocolate cookie crumb crust||1 , baked|
|Whipped cream||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
|Semi sweet chocolate shavings||2 Tablespoon|
Mix gelatin, 1/4 cup sugar, and the salt in top of small double boiler, Add milk, egg yolks and cornstarch; beat to blend.
Put over simmering water and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and coats a metal spoon.
Remove from heat and add rum.
Measure out 1/2 cup of the mixture and blend in chocolate.
Spread in bottom of cold Crumb Crust.
Chill remaining mixture until thickened but not firm.
Beat egg whites until foamy; gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff but not dry.
Fold into gelatin mixture.
Pile lightly on chocolate mixture.
Chill until firm.
Top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.