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  | [[Cuisine of the Netherlands|Dutch Cuisine]] | [[Dessert|Desserts]]
  
This is an old [[Cuisine of the Netherlands|Dutch]] recipe for a very 'powerful' chocolate pie.
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==Description==
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Chocolate Pie <ref>{{cite book|last=Rombauer, Rombauer Becker, Becker|first=Irma, Marion, Ethan |title=75th Anniversary joy of cooking |year=2006|publisher=Simon & Schuster Inc.|isbn=13: 978-0-7432-4626-2; 10: 0-7432-4626-8|pages=6894}}</ref> <ref>{{cite book|last=Yearwood|first=Trisha Espe|title=Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood |year=|publisher= Clarkson Potter/Publishers New York |isbn=978-0-307-46523-8|pages=182}}</ref> <ref>{{cite journal|url=http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Old-Fashioned-Chocolate-Pie-2 |title= Taste of Home  |year= 2003|pages=35 |publisher=Taste of Home|work=}}</ref> is a classic North American dessert.
  
== Ingredients ==
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==Ingredients==
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Crust
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*1 1/2 cups fien graham cracker crumbs
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*1/4 cup sugar
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*1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  
=== Crust ===
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Filling
* 2-3 packs of 'marie' biscuits (also known as 'rich tea' biscuits)
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*1 cup sugar
* cold black coffee or other taste makers
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*1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
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*3 tbsp self-rising flour
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*3 large eggs, separated
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*1 cup milk
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*2 tbsp butter, melted
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*1/2 tsp vanilla extract
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*pinch of salt
  
=== Filling ===
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==Procedure==
* 150/200 gram [[Cocoa Powder|cocoa powder]]
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Crust
* 150/200 gram [[Granulated_Sugar| granulated sugar]]
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# Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter by stirring completely.
* 250-500 [[g|grams]] of [[Butter|butter]] (use about 750grams or something for more then 2 layers of biscuits, and adjust cocoa/sugar amount to match or adjust to taste)
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# Take mixture and firmly press into a pie plate.
* some [[Milk|milk]] (about 1 [[Cup|cup]])
 
  
=== Topping ===
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Filling
* chocolate sprinkles
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# In a double boiler, combine; sugar, cocoa and flour.
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# Beat egg yolks and combine with milk.
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# Include the milk mixture into the double boiler, gently stir.
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# Achieve a paste consistency.
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# Continue to stir and cook for ~47 minutes, achieveing a thick mixture.
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# Remove from heat.
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# Include the melted butter, vanilla and salt by gently stirring.
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# Smooth filling into the crust.
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# Place in fridge for ~45 minutes before enjoying a great dessert!
  
=== Tools ===
 
* A dish of some sort with high enough edges (this is important too, an apple pie baking mold or similar '[[Springform Pan|springform]]' will probably do. about 26[[cm|cm]] in diameter)
 
* A cooking pot that can take all the filling ingredients
 
* A spoon (preferably a [[Wooden_Spoon|wooden spoon]])
 
  
== Procedure ==
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==References==
# Take a wide/big pan and melt the butter
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# Add the sugar and stir/dissolve this into the butter
 
# Stir the cocoa through the sugar/butter mixture. optionally make this a little more liquid with some milk (not too much!!)
 
# Take the biscuits and dip them into the cold black coffee. put these on the bottom of the dish.
 
# After creating a layer of biscuits pour/smear the chocolate mix on top of it then make another layer with dipped biscuits and pour/smear another layer of chocolate
 
# Repeat this until you run out of chocolate/biscuits.
 
# Finally place the chocolate sprinkles on top and put it in the fridge until it's hard enough to consume.
 
# Enjoy!
 
  
== Notes, Tips, and Variations ==
 
* Measurements shouldn't be taken to be precise, play with the amounts to your likings
 
* Milk is optional, too much will make the cake less solid
 
* Coffee is optional. Addition is to taste.
 
===Vegan Variation===
 
Remove the milk, remove the chocolate sprinkles(unless you have vegan ones) and replace the butter by 2/3 [[Soy|soy]] butter and 1/3 [[Margarine|margarine]], or just all margarine.
 
  
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Revision as of 08:13, 27 July 2012

Chocolate Pie
Category: Dessert recipes
Servings: 10-12
Time: 10 minutes prep,
~30 minutes cooking
Difficulty: Medium
| Dutch Cuisine | Desserts

Description

Chocolate Pie [1] [2] [3] is a classic North American dessert.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups fien graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted

Filling

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp self-rising flour
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Procedure

Crust

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter by stirring completely.
  2. Take mixture and firmly press into a pie plate.

Filling

  1. In a double boiler, combine; sugar, cocoa and flour.
  2. Beat egg yolks and combine with milk.
  3. Include the milk mixture into the double boiler, gently stir.
  4. Achieve a paste consistency.
  5. Continue to stir and cook for ~47 minutes, achieveing a thick mixture.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Include the melted butter, vanilla and salt by gently stirring.
  8. Smooth filling into the crust.
  9. Place in fridge for ~45 minutes before enjoying a great dessert!


References

  1. Rombauer, Rombauer Becker, Becker, Irma, Marion, Ethan (2006). 75th Anniversary joy of cooking. Simon & Schuster Inc.. pp. 6894. ISBN 13: 978-0-7432-4626-2; 10: 0-7432-4626-8. 
  2. Yearwood, Trisha Espe. Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood. Clarkson Potter/Publishers New York. pp. 182. ISBN 978-0-307-46523-8. 
  3. Taste of Home. Taste of Home. 2003. pp. 35. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Old-Fashioned-Chocolate-Pie-2.