Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 (9-inch) baked pie crust

  2. 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin (or 1 envelope)

  3. 1/4 cup cold water

  4. 2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate

  5. 1/2 cup boiling water

  6. 4 fresh egg yolks*, slightly beaten

  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  8. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  9. 4 fresh egg whites*, stiffly beaten

  10. 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  11. Sweetened whipped cream

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Soften the gelatin in cold water. Stir until gelatin is dissolved.

  2. Mix together the chocolate and boiling water, stirring until smooth.

  3. Combine the gelatin and chocolate mixtures. With electric mixer, beat in the egg yolks, sugar, vanilla and salt. Mix thoroughly. Refrigerate until mixture begins to thicken.

  4. Beat egg whites with the 1/2 cup sugar until stiff and fold into chilled chocolate mixture. Pour into prepared pie crust. Chill until firm. Top with sweetened whipped cream, if desired.


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