Rum Flavored Black Bottom Pie Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
DishMain Ingredient


 Flaky pastry/1/2 package piecrust mix1
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Egg yolks6 , well beaten
 Vanilla1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Unsweetened chocolate square2 , melted
 Unflavored gelatin1
 Cold water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Golden rum3 Tablespoon
 Egg whites4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 629 Calories from Fat 198

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.7%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 294.6 mg

Sodium 151.7 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.6%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 74.6 g

Protein 17 g34.4%

Vitamin A 9.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 24% Iron 18.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prepare baked pastry shell.
2. Combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup of the sugar in a medium-size saucepan; slowly stir in milk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantiy, until thickened. Blend in a small amount of the hot mixture into beaten egg yolks; return mixture to saucepan. Cook 2 minutes longer, stirring constantly, until custard coats spoon. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
3. Measure out 2 cups of the custard into a medium-size bowl; stir in chocolate; cool. Pour into baked pastry shell. Chill.
4. Soften gelatin in water in a custard cup; add to remaining hot custard; stir until dissolved. Stir in rum. Place bowl in a pan of ice and water to speed setting. Chill, stirring often, until slightly thickened.
5. Beat egg whites in a medium-size bowl until foamy white and double in volume; slowly beat in 1/2 cup sugar until meringue stands in firm peaks.
6. Fold meringue into chilled gelatin mixture; chill until mixture mounds. Spoon over chocolate layer.
7. Chill several hours, preferably overnight, until firm. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls , if you wish.