French Silk Pie #Recipe

Sunday, October 30, 2011 Posted by Aleksandra Nearing

I do not bake very frequently and when I do, I generally want an easy recipe.  I was hunting around for chocolate pies and stumbled upon a homemade knock-off version of Baker's Square french silk pie.  Suddenly memories of picking one up every Sunday after church with my family came flooding back.



I had to make it, even after the health nut in me read the ingredients list.  It was worth it and simply, gloriously delicious.  This is a no-bake recipe and sets very quickly in the fridge.

1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks)
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 whole eggs
Whipped cream
Pie crust, cooked

I used a Pillsbury refrigerated crust and baked it according to package directions.  Set aside to cool.  Beat sugar and butter until completely combined.  Add chocolate and vanilla.  Add eggs, two at a time, beating 5 minutes after each addition. Pour into cooled pie crust. 




Chill 2 hours or until firm. Before serving, top with whipped cream and a little grated chocolate.



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3 comments:

  1. ohkeeka said...

    French silk pie is one of my favorites, but I've never tried to make it before! It looks so easy though, so perhaps I might try it soon. :)

  2. Sheri said...

    This sounds perfect for me to make for my guy who loves French Silk pie. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Adri said...

    Chocolate Silk is the only kind of pie my husband will eat! I have it chilling in the fridge right now, I hope he loves the surprise!