Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 egg whites, room temperature

  2. 1 1/3 cups sugar

  3. 2 teaspoons cornstarch

  4. 2 teaspoons white vinegar

  5. 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  6. 1 (2-ounce) square unsweetened chocolate

  7. 4 egg yolks

  8. 1/2 cup sugar

  9. 1/8 teaspoon salt

  10. 2 tablespoons water

  11. 1 cup heavy cream, whipped

  12. 1 cup heavy cream, whipped Chocolate shavings

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch pie pan . To make the meringue , beat egg whites with a hand held electric mixer until soft peaks form. In a separate bowl, mix the sugar and cornstarch together, then add 2 tablespoons at a time to the egg whites, beating well between each addition. After the third addition, add the white vinegar. Before the last addition, add the vanilla extract . Place into the pie shell and press against sides to form a pie crust. Place in oven and turn off oven heat. Leave pie in oven at least 3 hours. For filling, melt chocolate in a bowl over a double boiler . In another bowl, beat the yolks, sugar, salt, and water thoroughly. Stir mixture into melted chocolate . Cook mixture over double boiler stirring constantly until very thick. Cool mixture completely. Fold chocolate mixture into whipped cream . Pour into cooled shell and chill overnight. Top with remaining whipped cream and garnish with chocolate shavings.


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