Chocolate-Eggnog Swirl Pie

posted by Terrytx 12-01-98 12:31 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *

Chocolate-Eggnog Swirl Pie

Recipe By : BH&G-Holiday Cooking-98
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Holiday Cooking Pies

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup flour
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 ounce semisweet chocolate -- grated
1/3 cup margarine or butter -- melted
1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 cups dairy or canned eggnog
2 ounces semisweet chocolate -- melted
2 tablespoons rum or 1/2 tsp rum extract
1 cup whipping cream
Chocolate shavings -- optional


Preheat oven to 350 F.

For crust:
combine flour, nuts, brown sugar, and grated chocolate in a mixing bowl. Add melted margarine; mix well. Press mixture into the bottom and up sides of a 9" pie plate to form crust. Bake in 350 degree oven for 12 min. Cool on wire rack.

For filling:
stir gelatin into 2 tbl. cold water, in a small bowl; set aside. Mix sugar and cornstarch in a med. saucepan. Stir in eggnog. Cook and stir over med. heat till thick and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 min. more. Stir in gelatine mixture until dissolved.

Divide mixture into 2 equal parts. Stir melted chocolate into one portion; stir rum into the remaining portion.

Cover the surface of each with plastic wrap and cool completely.

Whip 2/3 of the whipping cream in a chilled bowl. Fold into rum flavored portion of filling and spoon into the cooled pie crust. Spoon chocolate mixture over all. Using a knife, gently swirl the chocolate into the rum flavored mixture.

Refrigerate at least 6 hrs. till firm.

To serve, whip remaining 1/3 cup whipping cream in a chilled , small, deep bowl on med. speed till stiff peaks form. Garnish pie with whipped cream. Decorate with chocolate curls, if desired.

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