Black Russian Pie
Leave it to the folks at Kahlúa to bring time-honored traditions like family gatherings and alcohol together just in time for the holidays!
Kahlúa Crumb Crust* (Also good with a chocolate crust)
1/3 cup Kahlúa
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup milk, heated to boiling
1/2 cup sugar
2/3 cup vodka
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
Put first three ingredients into blender container, cover and process at STIR (Lo) until gelatin is dissolved.
Remove feeder cap, add eggs, sugar and vodka. Pour into large bowl and chill 15 minutes until slightly thickened. Stir occasionally to keep smooth. Put cream into blender container, cover and process at WHIP (Lo) until thickened. Fold gelatin mixture and cream together thoroughly. Pour into crumb crust and chill until set, about 1 hour.
*Kahlúa Crumb Crust
16 graham crackers or
20 chocolate wafers (1 cup crumbs)
1/4 cup melted butter
2 tablespoons Kahlúa
Break 8 graham crackers or 10 chocolate wafers into blender container, cover and process at GRIND (Hi) until crumbed. Empty into 9" pie pan and repeat with remaining crackers. Add butter and KAHLÚA to crumbs, mixing well. Press into bottom and sides of pie pan. Cool at least 30 minutes before filling. Yield: 1 crust.
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Also, don't forget these great dessert recipes in the archives:
• Pumpkin Cream Pie
• Pumpkin Cake with Maple Nut Frosting