Chocolate Polka Dot Pie
|Unflavored gelatin||1 Tablespoon|
|Sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Milk||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Semi-sweet chocolate||8 Ounce|
|Heavy cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baked pie shell||1|
Combine gelatine, 1/3 cup ot the sugar and cornstarch in top of double boiler.
Stir in milk.
Place over boiling water and stir until gelatine and sugar are dissolved.
Beat egg yolks slightly; add small amount of hot mixture, return to double boiler and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
To 1 cup of the gelatine mixture add 1/2 package semi-sweet chocolate morsels; stir until chocolate is melted; set aside.
To remaining custard add vanilla.
Chill until the consistency of unbeaten egg white.
Beat egg whites until stiff; gradually beat in salt and remaining 1/3 cup of sugar.
Fold into vanilla-gelatine mixture.
Fold in whipped cream.
Pour chocolate mixture into baked pie shell.
Spoon vanilla custard mixture over chocolate layer; chill until firm.
Place remaining chocolate morsels upside down over pie to resemble polka dots.
Makes one 10-inch pie.