Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Death by living- Chocolate Velvet Pie
Chocolate Velvet Pie
(from Sugar Daisy Bakery)
1 8" prepared chocolate crumb crust
1¾ c. milk chocolate chips
1 pkg (8oz) cream cheese, softened
1 tsp vanilla
1 c. Heavy Whipping Cream
Sweetened Whip Cream (optional)
Chocolate Curls (optional)
Microwave chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl on medium-high heat for 1 minute. Stir. If needed microwave 10 -15 seconds more, or just until melted. Cool to room temperature.
Beat melted chocolate, cream cheese and vanilla in a large mixing bowl until light in color. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into crust. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Top with sweetened whip cream and chocolate curls.
Chocolate curls: carefully draw a vegetable peeler across edge of a chocolate bar.
When I say "death by living" it's because once you put all those ingredients together, especially that heavy whipping cream, you know you are in for a treat! This pie is like eating really good quality chocolate truffles in cold form! With an oreo crust as a bonus! So eat small portions, and enjoy!