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Chocolate Pumpkin Pie (D)
Source: "El Pais" newspaper, by Cristina Scheck de Restano
Serves: 6-8

2 cups chocolate cookies very fine chopped
3 tbsp. sugar
1/3 cup melted butter

1 kilo mashed pumpkin
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. Cognac or similar
4 eggs
1/3 cup white sugar
250ml double cream

Make Crust:
Mix the chopped cookies with the sugar and the butter forming a dough and cover base and sides of a round pan with it, pressing with the hands. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes.

Make Filling:
For the filling mix the mashed pumpkin with the brown suga, vanilla, and 1 tbsp. liquor. Cover the base with the pumpkin mix. Beat the eggs with the white sugar until thick, add 1 tbsp. liquor and the cream and mix all. Put this mix over the base and mix with a fork, making drawings.

Put in a moderate oven for about 30 minutes. Let cool and serve with chocolate sauce.

Posted by Marianne Kaufmann

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A