Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Kentucky Derby Thoroughbred Pie

Pie Crust

2 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. salt
2/3 c.chilled shortening
6 T ice water a moist but not sticky dough is more flaky 


Filling:

1/2 c. butter, unsalted, melted
2 eggs
1 c. sugar
1/2 . all- purpose flour
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
3 T. Kentucky Bourbon



Preparation:
Pie crust:
With a pastry blender cut the flour, salt and shortening together to resemble coarse pea size meal.
Slowly add ice water until mixture just hold together and a ball is formed.
Roll out crust place in pie pan and flute the edges. Place in the refrigerator and chill while preparing the filling.

Filling:
Beat eggs with cooled butter. Add flour and sugar. Beat until mixed well. Gently fold in walnuts, chocolate chips and bourbon. Add mixture to pie shell. Bake at 350^ for about 30 minutes or until set. Serve with fresh whipped cream.



Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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