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Chocolate Surprise Pie

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Ingredients
  Lady finger cookies 24 (Or Biscuits)
  Chocolate slab 1⁄2 Pound, chopped and melted (Sweet Variety)
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Water 4 Tablespoon
  Eggs 4 , separated into yolks and whites
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Cherries 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place wax paper in a round deep cake pan.
2. Line half quantity of lady fingers at sides and bottom of cake pan, ensuring the brown portion is facing outwards. Keep aside.
3. In a medium sized bowl, place egg whites and beat well. Keep aside.

MAKING
4. In a medium sized bowl, combine melted chocolate, sugar, water and egg yolks. Mix well.
5. Cook on a medium flame for 5 to 10 minutes till smooth, while stirring continuously.
6. Once smooth, keep aside to cool.
7. Once cooled, add vanilla and egg whites and fold gently using a rubber spatula.
8. Transfer half quantity of prepared mixture over ladyfingers and spread evenly.
9. Place remaining ladyfingers and top with chocolate mixture. Spread uniformly.
10. Place wax paper on top and refrigerate for at least 5 hours or overnight.

SERVING
11. Remove from pan, top with whipped cream, nuts and cherries. Slice and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
300 Minutes
Ready In: 
315 Minutes

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