FRENCH SILK PIE RECIPE (CHOCOLATE SILK PIE)

Prep Time: 45 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Chill Time: 8 hrs | Total Time: 9 hrs | Yield: 12 Servings

Give this recipe a try and taste perfection yourself. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

Crust:

1 ¼ c all-purpose flour

¼ teaspoon of sea salt

1 tablespoon granulated sugar

½ c shortening chilled

3-4 tablespoons of ice water

Chocolate Silk Pie Filling

¾ c butter softened

¼ c granulated sugar

1 c powdered sugar

4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate melted

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Pinch of sea salt

3 eggs room temperature

¾ c whipping cream whipped (measured in a liquid state, then whipped)

Whipped topping

1 ¼ c whipping cream measured in a liquid state, then whipped

½ c powdered sugar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions:

To Make the Crust:

Step 1: In a food processor, add the sugar, flour, and salt. Pulse until well mixed.

Step 2: Add cold water and shortening, then pulse until well mixed and the texture becomes sticky.

Step 3: Transfer the dough onto a flat surface. Knead into a ball.

Step 4: Wrap the ball of dough with plastic wrap and place it inside the fridge to chill for about an hour or overnight.

Step 5: Prepare the oven and preheat to 230 degrees C or 450 degrees F.

Step 6: Roll the ball of dough onto a flat surface sprinkled with flour.

Step 7: Transfer the dough into a 9-inch pie pan and press the sides to make a crust.

Step 8: Place the pie weights over the crust.

Step 9: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for about 10 minutes or until brown.

Step 10: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool at room temperature.

To Make the Whipped Cream Filling:

Step 1: Whip until stiff peaks form 3/4 cup of whipping cream.

Step 2: Place the whipping cream into an airtight container and place it inside the fridge.

To Make the Whipped Topping:

Step 1: In the bowl of a standing mixer, add the vanilla, powdered sugar, and 1 1/4 cups of whipping cream. Beat until the texture becomes thick.

Step 2: Beat for 1 more minute at high speed.

Step 3: Transfer the mixture into a piping bag, then place it inside the fridge to chill.

To Make the Chocolate Filling:

Step 1: Place the chocolate inside the microwave and heat it until melted completely.

Step 2: In a mixing bowl, add powdered sugar, vanilla, and butter sugar. Beat until well mixed.

Step3: Add the melted chocolate and beat for another minute or until well blended.

Step 4: Add eggs gradually and beat every addition.

Step 5: Add 3/4 cup of whipping cream and stir until well mixed.

To Assemble the French Silk Pie:

Step 1: Spread the chocolate filling on top of the pie crust.

Step 2: Place it inside the fridge to chill for about 4 hours.

Step 3: Serve and enjoy!