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Chocolate Silk Pie

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is adapted from the secret recipe that for decades was known only to chefs at Miller and Rhoads, a premier department store in Richmond, Virginia that closed back in 1990."
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3 h 15 m servings 409
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Beat confectioners' sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; mix in melted chocolate and vanilla extract until smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, to creamed butter mixture, beating for 5 minutes before adding the next one; spread into the graham cracker crust.
  2. Refrigerate pie until chilled, at least 3 hours. Top pie with whipped topping.


  • Food Safety:
  • This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw eggs. Learn more about egg safety from our article, Making Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 409 calories; 27.4 40.6 4 77 275 Full nutrition

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i didn't make any changes but i will say it is very sweet. maybe the sugar could be cut back or just serve smaller pieces.

Great recipe! My family loved it. I bought semi sweet chocolate by mistake and just reduced sugar to 1/2 cup. May double the recipe for fuller pie but loved it!

This recipe is Excellent for Two main reasons.. because it tastes good and because it's Super Easy! The only change I made was to add chocolate shavings to the top for presentation. If you reall...

Double the recipe. But other then that it was awesome. First pie eaten. Great recipe. Give it a 4 out of 5.

Spectacular taste and fairly simple to make (as long as you have a stand mixer). I'd recommend making the crust and the whipped cream, but loved the silky chocolate filling. Family LOVED it - ...

I made this for Thanksgiving Only change was I doubled the recipe.. a huge hit especially with the young crowd. My nephew dubbed it his new favorite, booting my banana cupcakes to second. I topp...