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Chocolate Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  Fine cookie crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, melted
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Semi sweet chocolate 3 1⁄2 Ounce, grated
  Brandy 2 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Combine the cookie crumbs and butter and mix well
2. Turn and press firmly to line an 8-inch flan ring set on a flat plate, or a fluted removable-bottom flan pan. Refrigerate until required.

MAKING
3. In small saucepan, heat the milk to scalding point.
4. In a large mixing bowl, blend the sugar, flour, cornstarch, and beaten eggs.
5. Gradually add the lukewarm milk and whisk until well blended.
6. Return mixture to the pan and cook over low heat, stirring continuously, until thick and bubbly.
7. Taking pan off the heat, stir in butter, chocolate, and brandy, until melted and smooth. Allow mixture to cool
8. Pour into the crumb crust shell and dust with confectioners' sugar.
9. Refrigerate to chill and set.

FINALIZING
10. Whip cream with the milk until thick and stiff.
11. Spread evenly over the chocolate-filling.

SERVING
12. Garnish with coarsely grated chocolate.
13. Cut into wedges and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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