Paleo Chocolate Pie

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This Paleo Chocolate Pie is a family favorite. The boys like to top it with homemade Whipped Cream. It is absolutely fantastic served that way! If you want to keep the recipe dairy-free, top it with my Coconut Whipped Cream. I hope you enjoy this Paleo Chocolate Pie as much as we do!

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  1. In a saucepan, melt chocolate over very low heat; remove from heat
  2. In a medium bowl, beat egg yolks with honey for 1 minute with a hand blender
  3. In a large bowl, beat egg whites with a hand blender until stiff peaks form
  4. Stir egg yolk mixture into pot of warm chocolate
  5. Mix chocolate and yolks until combined; mixture will be slightly thickened, shiny and beautiful
  6. Stir salt into chocolate mixture
  7. Fold egg whites into chocolate mixture
  8. Transfer into cooked and cooled Pie Crust (page 79 The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook)
  9. Refrigerate for 3 hours
  10. Serve

This quick and easy Paleo Chocolate Pie recipe is made with 4 ingredients. The recipe is based on one from Silvana Nardone’s book, Cooking for Isaiah. I met Silvana at Blogher Food in 2010. During the conference, we learned that in terms of our children, we have much in common.  Silvana is the former editor-in-chief at Rachael Ray Everyday. She began cooking gluten-free after her son, Isiah, now 13 and very into basketball, was diagnosed as gluten intolerant.  I too began my adventures into gluten-free cooking when my son Jacob (now 12 ½, and very into baseball) was diagnosed with celiac disease.

My son has been on a strict gluten-free diet since he was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2001. He’s a huge fan of this gluten-free Paleo Chocolate Pie recipe, and so are his friends. And they have no food restrictions whatsoever!

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37 responses to “Paleo Chocolate Pie”

  1. When I added the yolk mixture it got super thick! Like a paste! There’s NO WAY I can fold egg whites into this! What do I do now? What did I do wrong?

    • Hi Melissa,

      Sounds like you may have overheated your chocolate and that it likely “seized” up. Unfortunately, once chocolate has seized and gotten stiff there is now way to repair it that I know of.

      Elana

  2. Since i put this in a pie crust that said, “and bake according to pie instructions” I got stuck because the mousse isn’t cooked. Had to find another source. Just thought you’d want to know. I will be experimenting this morning and see if it worked out.

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