Chocolate Meringue Pie Recipe With Malt

The Chocolate Meringue Pie Recipes upps the ante by adding a thick malt to the mix.

| November 2011

  • Thick malt is just one special ingredient in this Chocolate Meringue Pie Recipe.
    Photo Courtesy Sasquatch Books
  • Lara Ferroni offers more than 70 egg-infused classic recipes in "Put An Egg On It."
    Cover Courtesy Sasquatch Books

A perfect resource for egg lovers of all types, Put An Egg On It (Sasquatch Books, 2013) features over 70 recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts — all with eggs as a featured ingredient. Lara Ferroni creates tasty twists on classic comfort foods, and proves that eggs make almost every dish better! This excerpt from “Sweets," this Chocolate Meringue Pie Recipe adds malt for a chocolate overload!

You can purchase this book from the Capper's Farmer store: Put An Egg On It.

More from Put An Egg On It:
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Caramelized Monte Cristo Recipe With Fried Egg
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Chocolate Meringue Pie Recipe With Malt

If you only indulge in dessert now and then, you may as well go all out and make it this pie. The chocolate, the malt, the meringue ...  all favorites on their own, they become a magical cloud of deliciousness when mixed together. The only things missing are the puppies, rainbows, and unicorns.

Makes one 9-inch pie

1/2  cup sugar
1/4  cup cornstarch
1/2  teaspoon salt
4 egg yolks
3 cups whole milk
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons barley malt extract powder or malt powder (such as Ovaltine), divided
7 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate, melted
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 premade 9-inch chocolate cookie piecrust
Italian Meringue

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