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Saturday, May 22, 2010

Black Bottom Vanilla Cream Pie

Here is a great recipe for family reunion, church picnics or any time you are looking for something great to serve up.

Black Bottom Vanilla Cream Pie

9-inch baked gingersnap Cookie Crumb Crust
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups milk
1 large egg
2 large egg yolks
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
Prepare crumb crust. Then combine first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan, whisking well to blend. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly, for about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla.
Place chopped chocolate in a small microwavable bowl. Microwave at medium power for 1 minute. Stir and repeat. Stir and cook the chocolate 30 seconds more if necessary, or until smooth.
Remove 1 cup of custard from saucepan and stir into melted chocolate. Spread chocolate custard evenly in bottom of pie shell. Spoon remaining vanilla custard on top. Cover top of tart with a sheet of wax paper to prevent skin from forming. Chill vanilla cream pie at least 3 hours or overnight.
To serve, whip cream and confectioners' sugar until stiff. Spoon or decoratively pipe whipped cream on top of tart.


  1. THat looks so tasty! Have a great Sunday

  2. I think this looks SO yummy! Thanks for all the great recipes you share!

  3. Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing


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