Irresistible Amaretti and Ganache Pralinoise Pie

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6Ingredients
390Calories
65Minutes

There’s nothing more tempting than thick, chocolate satisfaction with a smooth, luxurious texture over an Amaretti cookie pie crust. Rich, velvety dark and milk chocolate are blended with smooth butter solidified by cream creates a moist chocolate filling. Cutting the butter into small chunks and adding slowly makes a glossy ganache. Unlike a normal pie crust, the crumbled Amaretti cookies are slightly bitter and have a drier texture, balancing the sweetness of the chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Amaretti Cookies (Italian almond biscuits)
  • 100 grams melted butter
  • 200 grams cream (liquid, 35% fat mini)
  • 230 grams chocolate (Pralinoise)
  • 30 grams dark chocolate
  • 25 grams unsalted butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius.
  2. Crush the amaretti into a thick powder, and mix with melted butter with a fork .
  3. Line the bottom and sides of a pie plate with the amaretti butter.
  4. Press with the back of a spoon.
  5. Bake for about 5 minutes until golden.
  6. Let cool.
  7. Boil the cream in a saucepan .
  8. Add the chocolates cut into small pieces.
  9. Wait for 2 to 3 minutes before stirring to obtain a homogeneous ganache.
  10. Add the butter in small pieces and mix gently.
  11. Cover the amaretti with this ganache.
  12. Let cool to room temperature, and then refrigerate.
  13. You may freeze it for one hour for easier unmolding
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NutritionView more

390Calories
Sodium5%DV120mg
Fat42%DV27g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs12%DV35g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories390Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat27g42%
Saturated Fat17g85%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol70mg23%
Sodium120mg5%
Potassium115mg3%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat240
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate35g12%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars27g54%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Gwen T. 6 Jul 2015
This is literally like tasting heaven. I made my crust a little thicker and doubled the biscuits. I froze mine to set, needless to say- there were no leftovers.