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Andy's Chocolate Eggnog Layer Pie

Courses: Dessert, Pies
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 packet  Unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup 118mlWater - cold
1/3 cup 65g / 2.3ozSugar
2 tablespoons 30mlCornstarch
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
2 cups 396g / 13ozCommercial eggnog
3 oz 85gUnsweetened chocolate - melted
1 teaspoon 5mlVanilla
1   Pie shell - baked
1 teaspoon 5mlRum extract
2 cups 474mlWhipping cream
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozConfectioners sugar
  Chocolate curls - optional

Recipe Instructions

In a small bowl, soften the gelatin in the water. Set aside. In a 1-qt. saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually stir in the eggnog. Cook over med. heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the gelatin mixture, stirring until dissolved.

Divide the filling in half, setting half aside to cool. Add the melted chocolate and vanilla to half; stir well, and pour into the pie shell. Chill until set.

Add rum extract to the remaining filling. Whip 1 cup of cream and fold into the cooled mixture. Spoon over the chocolate layer and chill.

Whip the remaining cream and add the confectioners sugar. Spread over the pie, or pipe from a pastry bag, and garnish with chocolate curls, if desired.

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