This is an “adult” pie…it contains Bourbon.
- 10 oz chopped bittersweet chocolate
- 6 tbsps water
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 3 tbsps bourbon
- 1-1/2 cups heavy cream
Combine the chocolate and water in a pan over water and cook until chocolate melts. Set aside
In a mixer bowl, put yolks and sugar and mix. Put this over a pot of water and whisk until thick as a custard. Remove from heat and whisk in the bourbon.
Add the chocolate mixture to the egg mixture with a spatula.
Whip the cream and fold it into the chocolate mixture. Pour into pie shell and chill one hour or more.
BOURBON WHIPPED CREAM
In a chilled mixer bowl, combine:
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 tsp gelatin
- 2 tbsps bourbon
Mix well until stiff and spread on pie. Garnish as you wish