There are many versions of this famous pie, created of course in Kentucky years ago by a man who I assume love the famous horse race. Because of him, we can eat it today.
The original versions include walnuts or pecans, however, I prefer not to add either because most of my grandkids do not like them. Today, instead of Kentucky Bourbon I used Vanilla and Amaretto Disaronno. My version is very simple and the recipe is enough to fill 2- 9” pie crusts.
You can eat this pie with fresh fruits, or with whipped cream on top, or a big scoop of your favorite ice cream, or a cup of java. So, get your ingredients ready and make this pie tomorrow.
Approximate Prep and Cooking: 35 to 40 Minutes
Approximate Cost: $8.17 (or $1.02 per serving).
Difficulty Level: Easy
Allergens, Other: USE GLUTEN FREE FLOUR FOR A GLUTEN FREE PIE
2 whisked eggs at room temperature (.30)
1 stick of melted butter (Land o’ Lake at Walmart $1.31)
1 cup of sugar (.50)
½ cup of self-rising flour (.65)
1 cup of chocolate chips ($2.71/bag) (1 cup = $1.36)
1 tbsp. of vanilla ($1.45)
1 tbsp. Amaretto Disaronno (.50)
2 9-inch pie crust partially baked (I used the frozen type or you can make your own) ($2.10)
Pre-heat the oven at 350 degrees.
Bake the pie crust briefly, about 5-8 minutes, remove from oven let is cool.
In a medium size bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the eggs and add the melted butter that is at room temperature and beat.
Add the sugar to the bowl and beat until you see the batter is real smooth.
Add the vanilla and Amaretto Disaronno.
Add the flour until it is all incorporated.
Bring the pie crust back and add the chocolate chips, that is your chocolate bottom layer. (Or you can add it to the dough before pouring it into the pie crust.)
Pour your batter into the pie crust.
Bake for approx. 35 minutes, (depending on your oven) the top should be golden yummy and when a toothpick is inserted into the center, it come out clean.
You can eat this pie cool or warm, either way it will blow your mind!
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I am a blogger, a photographer, a jewelry designer, a gourmet cook, and a recipe book writer. I am also a flea market flipper, an avid gardener, an interior/ outdoors designer, an avid golfer and traveler.