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French Silk Pie

This French silk pie recipe is extremely simple and delicious.
Prep Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8


  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate melted and cooled COMPLETELY
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 8 ounces whipping cream or 8 ounce tub Cool Whip
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 deep dish frozen pie crust baked according to package


  • Bake pie crust or use a Pillsbury refrigerated crust and make according to package directions for a fully baked crust. Set aside to cool.
  • Melt the chocolate and set aside to cool completely.
  • Beat sugar and butter on medium high until light and fluffy, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Add cooled chocolate and vanilla and beat until incorporated.
  • Cover and chill filling for at least 20 minutes for the filling to setup and thicken.
  • Pour filling into cooled pie crust.
  • Beat whipping cream and powdered sugar with a whisk attachment on medium-high speed until stiff peaks just begin to form. Add prepared whipped topping to top of pie.
  • You can garnish with shaved bittersweet chocolate as well.