White russian pie

Yield: 6 To 8

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Chocolate wafer crumbs
5 tablespoons Butter or margarine, melted
7 tablespoons Coffee liqueur, divided
1 Envelope Knox unflavored gelatine
6 tablespoons Sugar, divided
3 Eggs, separated
½ cup Water
¼ cup Vodka
1 cup Whipping cream, whipped
Chocolate curls, for garnish

Recipe By: Virgel Kelly who won first prize in the Knox Unflavored Gelatine "Just Desserts" recipe contest. Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine crumbs, butter and 4 Tbsps. coffee liqueur in a bowl. Press firmly on bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 3 minutes; cool completely.

Combine gelatine and 4 Tbsps. sugar in medium saucepan. Stir in eggyolks and water; let stand 1 minute. Stir over low heat until gelatine is completely dissolved, about 5 minutes. Stir in vodka and remaining 3 Tbsps.

coffee liqueur. Turn into large bowl and refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from spoon.

Beat eggwhites in medium bowl until soft peaks form; gradually add remaining 2 Tbsps. sugar abd beat until stiff and glossy. Fold into gelatine mixture. Fold in whipped cream. Turn into prepared crust; refrigerate until firm. Garnish with chocolate curls.

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by docden <docden@...> on Jul 07, 1997

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