Friday, January 22, 2010

National Pie Day in The Chocolate Cult

And the winner is Black Bottom Pie!

Here is my first ever attempt to make this treat using the next cookbook I have to review.

Attempts to find chocolate curls -- fail.

Attempts to follow vague directions about making them -- fail.

Used chocolate jimmies instead.

Layers are perfectly matched but I think I did an OK job here.  The top layer of whipped cream, again vague directions, not as good as just using Cool Whip I think.  The middle layer of custard is too much rum in my opinion but I put in what the directions said.  The chocolate layer was great.  The crust was plain but pretty good -- plain directions didn't ask for any fancy work on the pie edges so I didn't do any.

Over all fairly decent pie but not a very good set of instructions. I'll talk more about when I do the full book review.


pegasuslegend said...

yeah!!!! this is what I picked I am so glad thats the one you picked who cares about chocolate curls this looks fabulous! yummy :) nice job~

Bridget said...

TheChocolatePriestess said...

Thanks for the link, Bridget. Unfortunately I have to judge the cookbook by what it said and it was totally unhelpful in the area of chocolate curls.

pegasuslegend, the pie seemed to have turned out well though a bit too much rum I think compared to chocolate but then I'm biased, aren't I?

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