Cognac pie

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
5 Egg Yolks
¾ cup Sugar
1 Env Gelatin
¼ cup Water
½ cup Cognac; divided
1 cup Heavy Cream
1 10" Graham Cracker Crust; baked and cooled
2 tablespoons Shaved Chocolate For Garnish, <OR>
Whipped Cream For Garnish

Beat egg youlks until thick and lemon colored. Gradually beat in sugar.

Soften the gelatin in the water and add ¼ cup cognac. Heat over boiling water until gelatin dissolves. Pour the gelatin mixture into the yolks, stirring briskly. Stir in remaining ¼ c cognac. Chill until this mixture will mound slightly, and the fold in the whipped cream. Pour the filling tnto the shell and chill. Before serving, garnish with shaved chocolate or whipping cream.

Source: "Mountain Measures" -- Junior League of Charleston, WV ed. 1974 billspa@...

Recipe by: Mrs. William T. Brotherton, Jr. Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #739 by Bill Spalding <billspa@...> on Aug 13, 1997

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