Devil Pie Recipe
If you don’t want to make pomegranate curd, you can certainly make any flavor that is red, such as raspberry, strawberry, cherry – you get the picture. All of these flavors go well with chocolate, so this dessert will be a hit at your annual Halloween BOO-ffet.
4 egg whites, (you'll use the yolks in the Pomegranate curd)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup Dutch cocoa powder
1/2 cup powdered sugar
4 egg yolks
1/4 cup sugar
3 ounces pomegranate juice
1/4 cup butter
Red gel paste food coloring
Chocolate Whipped Cream:
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup Dutch cocoa powder
- Preheat oven to 225º.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment and draw 2 8" circles on the parchment.
- Chocolate Meringue: Beat the egg whites until frothy; with the mixer on high, gradually beat in the granulated sugar.
- Continue beating until the mixture forms stiff peaks.
- Measure the cocoa powder and powdered sugar into a fine strainer set over the mixture; shake through.
- Carefully fold the chocolate mixture into the stiff egg whites until fairly smooth.
- Divide the mixture between the two circles and smooth out.
- Bake 60 minutes. Turn off the oven and let sit two hours.
- Pomegranate Curd: Whisk together the egg yoks and sugar; add the pomegranate juice and butter.
- Microwave 2 minutes; stir until smooth, and add several drops food coloring to make the mixture a bright red.
- Microwave an additional 2 minutes or just under boiling and when it coats a spoon; remove from the microwave and pour into a strainer set over a bowl.
- Press through, place a piece of plastic wrap on the curd, and let cool.
- Chocolate Whipped Cream: Whip the cream until it forms stiff peaks.
- Place the Dutch Cocoa Powder and powdered sugar in a fine strainer set over the cream; shake through and mix on low speed until incorporated.
- Assembly: Place a meringue layer on a serving platter. Cover with half of the chocolate whipped cream. Spread with half of the pomegranate curd.
- Top with the remaining meringue layer, then chocolate whipped cream, then the remaining pomegranate curd.
- Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 190
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 56% Protein 5% Carb. 39%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 21 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 133 mg
Sodium 126 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 13 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 5% Calcium 0% Iron 6%
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