Chocolate Silk Pie with Frangelico

2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/3 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
Whipped cream and chocolate curls, optional

1 1/2 packages crushed graham crackers( reserve 1/2 cup) or use a deep dish pie crust baked and cooled
2 Tablespoons melted butter
1 tablespoon sugar
1 shot glass of Frangelico

In a medium size bowl add crushed crackers. melted butter and 1 tablespoons sugar. Press into a pie plate. Pour the Frangelico on top of whatsever crust  you use evenly. Set aside.

In a small saucepan, combine sugar and eggs until well blended. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture coats the back of a metal spoon and thickens. Remove from the heat. Stir in chocolate and vanilla until smooth. Cool to lukewarm , stirring occasionally.
In a small bowl, beat and cream butter until light and fluffy. Add cooled chocolate mixture; beat on high speed for 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
In another large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into chocolate mixture.
Pour into crust. Chill for at least 6 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and crushed reserve graham crackers and or chocolate shavings or chunks.

28 comments:

  1. The crust of this pie is very particular with Frangelico, I never heard before. It looks great and must be delicious. I like it very much :) Bye, have a good week

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  2. Ooh, my bottle of Frangelico is almost empty, I will need to check if there is enough to make this fluffy creamy treat! This is a nice change from all the fruit pies all around. Who can resist this blissful flavor combination!-Yum.
    Have a great day Claudia!

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  3. Oh, gosh, Claudia...these have my name written ALL over them! This pie may be on our Thanksgiving table...YUM!!!!

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  4. If this pie tastes as good as it looks we are in for an amazing treat.

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  5. Beautiful! I love graham cracker crust. I'd never heard of Frangelico, so I looked it up on Google.

    I love the flavor of hazelnuts.

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  6. This sounds and looks heavenly! Absolutely delicious.

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  7. We're going to my parents for Thanksgiving...I am in charge of desserts...I think I am going to raid your blog for ideas/recipes!

    Happy Thanksgiving to you guys too!!

    ♥ Shia

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  8. I honestly thought the Frangelico would have been in the filling...oops, surprise I was wrong. Having it on the crust is an interesting idea Claudia
    Looks very promising ;0)

    Ciao for now,
    Claudia

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  9. This looks too good! I love how simple it is, perfect for Thanksgiving! Thanks for sharing :)

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  10. So creamy, fluffy, and very impressive with the Frangelico, that makes it taste over the top delicious!
    A perfect pie for Thanksgiving:DDD

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  11. This is heavenly Claudia! A yummy pie for Thanksgiving. Your tortellini soup sounds really good too!

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  12. What a scrumptious dessert, good job.
    Thans for sharing this.

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  13. How do you keep yourself looking so gorgeous making all this yummy food??!! Wow, I love this one too.
    Hugs and thanks for sharing.
    FABBY

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  14. A Frangelico crust? Lovely! I'm thinking of skipping the turkey and having this.

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  15. I have never heard of Frangelico before! I find this post very interesting. The Pie looks so delicious!

    Buzzed ya

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  16. Mmm, frangelico ;) You use the best ingredients! Looks like a delicious treat :)

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  17. Everyone's favorite: Chocolate pie. It wins out over most other desserts every time. Great recipe. Looks SOOOO good.

    thanks for the support tweets :) You're the best. I also love that through those tweets you made me aware of that easy tweet "follow" application. It's the best :) Have a super weekend.

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  18. You're killing me here with the pies today Claudia! I am a pie fanatic and both of your posts have me drooling. Believe m e, that's not a pretty sight. Aren't you ashamed? :-P

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  19. Dear Claudia, This is just a bit of heaven. I think I could eat the whole thing. Blessings, Catherine xo

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  20. Oh, MY! This looks absolutely amazing! Thanks for sharing and Happy Thanksgiving weekend!

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  21. This looks and sounds wonderful! Don't tell anyone, but I've never had a chocolate pie before, I really need to get on it and make one already! :)

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  22. Love Frangelico...paired with chocolate? Divine!

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  23. Wow, you come up with some really lovely desserts. This is another one, delicious!

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