Friday, March 27, 2015

How to Make a Chocolate Chiffon Homemade Pie

Chocolate Chiffon Pie
When it comes to making a home made chocolate chiffon pie, this recipe is one of the best that I have tried. What I really like about this one is the light and fluffy consistency to it and just the right amount of chocolate flavouring.

The recipe will take approximately 40 minutes to prepare and then another 2 to 3 hours to set up in your refrigerator. I like to make mine early in the morning so that its ready to go with our dinner later that day.

Chocolate Chiffon Pie Recipe

  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inch)
  • 1 envelope of unflavoured gelatin mix
  • 1/4 cup of tap water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 1/4 cup cold milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • Whipped cream for garnishing
Remove unbaked pie shell from package and bake in your oven according to package directions, remove and set aside to cool.

In a large bowl, add in your water and then sprinkle the unflavoured gelatin mix over top. Let the mixture stand at room temperature for 5 to 7 minutes to softened it up.

In a large saucepan, combine the granulated sugar, cocoa powder and table salt. Stir in the cold milk and egg yolks using a non stick silicone spatula. Cook this mixture over low heat, stirring it constantly to prevent scorching, until the mixture begins to thicken. You do not want to boil the mixture! Remove pan from heat. Stir in the gelatin mix until it has dissolved. Place mixture into a bowl and chill it in the refrigerator until it becomes syrupy, about 20 to 25 minutes.

In a separate bowl, whip the cream with an electric mixer until it becomes stiff. Gently fold the whipped cream into your chilled chocolate mixture. Slowly beat in the egg whites until all ingredients have been combined.

Pour the entire mixture into your prepared baked pie shell. Cover the pie plate and place into the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours to chill and to firm up. Garnish with some whipped cream before serving if desired.

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Shelly Hill has been working from home since 1989 and is a Manager with Tupperware. Shelly enjoys cooking and baking for her family and friends and trying out new recipes. You can visit Shelly online at or at for additional free recipes and cooking tips.

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