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"This pie is for
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Chocolate Brownie Pie
by Lee Bailey, 1986, Clarkson Potter
3/4 cup flour
3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, frozen and
cut into small pieces
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, grated
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 1/2 teaspoons evaporated skim milk
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
2 ounces semisweet chocolate
12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon flour
1 cup light brown sugar
3 tablespoons heavy cream
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon instant dark coffee granules
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put the flour, sugar, butter, and
chocolate in a
food processor and process to the texture of coarse
Mix the vanilla with the milk
and add to the other mixture. Process
just to combine. Press into the bottom and sides of
a 9-inch pie pan.
This is likely to be rather sticky, so flour your fingers if necessary.
Melt the filling chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Add the butter
tablespoon, mixing after each addition. Off the heat, add the
sugar. Mix thoroughly. Add
the beaten eggs, half at a time. Stir in the
vanilla and nuts. Add the flour in small
quantities, mixing after each
addition. Pour into the pastry shell and bake for 30
minutes, or until
a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool.
light brown sugar, cream and butter in a saucepan. Measure
and sift the powdered sugar and
have it ready. Bring the mixture in
the saucepan to
a boil and turn off the heat. Add the
and powdered sugar. Beat with a whisk or hand mixer until smooth.
over the top of the pie. It will begin to set very quickly.
Makes one 9-inch pie.
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