oftt

“No Bake” Mocha S’mores Pie

Print Email

Gluten Free
original recipe here
yield: 1 9″ pie, 10 – 12 servings

Ingredients:
gluten free graham cracker crust:
7 1/2 ounces | 210 grams | 1 1/2 cups gluten free graham cracker crumbs
1 1/4 ounces | 34 grams | 2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 3/8 ounces | 38 grams | 2 tablespoons chunky almond butter
1 ounce | 27 grams | 2 tablespoons homemade chocolate syrup
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
ganache:
12 ounces | 340 grams | 2 3/4 cups bittersweet chocolate, chopped
10 ounces | 290 grams | 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream, organic
2 tablespoons ground coffee beans
meringue
3 large egg whites
1/2 cup organic cane sugar

Instructions:
for the graham cracker crust:

Mix all ingredients in a large class bowl. Press the mixture into a metal, 9″ pie dish. have the crumbs come all the way up the sides. Freeze crust for 20 minutes.

for the ganache:

Place chocolate and butter in a large glass bowl. Set aside. In a small saucepan, bring cream, coffee, and 2 tablespoons of water to a boil. Remove from heat and let steep for 10 minutes. Place a fine mesh strainer lined with cheese over a medium sized glass bowl. Strain cream mixture.

Pour warm cream over chocolate. stir until melted and all the ganache does not show any physical chunks of chocolate. Pour ganache into prepared pie crust. Chill in the fridge for at least an hour or until ganache is set.

for the meringue:
Place egg whites in the work bowl of your electric mixer. Using the whisk attachment, beat egg whites on medium to high speed until frothy and light in color. Add two tablespoons of sugar to egg white mixture. Do not stop the mixer from beating the egg whites. Repeat until, adding 2 tablespoons of sugar at a time until all the sugar has been added. Continue to beat until the whites are stiff and glossy. Place meringue in a pastry bag fitted with desired tip. Pipe meringue over mocha ganache. Using a kitchen torch, create a toasted and golden brown look.

- Recipe courtesy of Susan Salzman

 

restaurant news

On a Clear Blue Day You Can See Malibu Seafood
Los Angeles
by David Latt

malibuseafood.jpgPeople who don't live in Southern California forget that in the winter, the temperatures can drop into the 40s and even the 30s at night. That's mild compared with the weather experienced by our...

Read more...
The Ledford House - Mendocino, CA
Northern California
by Amy Ephron

ledford-logo-new.jpgWhat if your favorite restaurant was in the same state you were in but it was 9 hours away???

We really couldn’t take a vacation this summer but we did run off for a week-end to Mendocino (don’t...

Read more...
The Edison Bar
Los Angeles
by Lisa Dinsmore

edisonmain.jpgMy husband and I are lovers of the grape, so we rarely indulge in hard alcohol, especially since it’s usually more costly and the bars in Los Angeles don’t exactly cater to our age range. It’s...

Read more...
Peameal Bacon of Toronto
Canada
by Amy Sherman

peamealsandwichOn my first trip to a city I always try to experience the things that the place is famous for, especially the food. Recently I was in Toronto which is a very diverse city with all kinds of food,...

Read more...