Monday, June 15, 2015

Rum Pie with Chocolate (1980)

  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups, thin chocolate wafers, crushed
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark rum
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tbspn gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 pint heavy cream, whipped
  • 1/4 tspn cinnamon
  • 1/2 bitter chocolate, shaved
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  To crushed chocolate wafers, add melted butter and cinnamon.  Press mixture on a 9-inch springform pan. Bake crust 8 minutes in 350-degree oven.  

Beat egg yolks until light.  Add sugar and set aside.  Pour gelatin into water and place over low flame until mixture begins to boil.  Add to egg yolk/sugar mixture, beating vigorously.

Whip cream and fold into egg yolk/gelatin mixture.  Add the rum.  Sprinkle pie with shaved chocolate, and refrigerate until ready to serve.  Serves 12.

(Origin - "A Heritage of Good Tastes - Historic Alexandria, Virginia" by the Junior Auxiliary of the Alexandria Hospital, 1980.  Recipe was by Mrs. William Mahood.)

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