Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie
This peanut butter pie recipe is decadently delicious. A two layer pie, it has peanut butter in the bottom then topped with chocolate and whipped cream. This is an all time favourite pie recipe, it's a hit at every family gathering!
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 23 cm frozen unbaked pie shell, baked and cooled
  • 1⅓ cups creamy peanut butter (do not use chunky)
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • ⅔ cup plus 1½ tablespoons caster sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 85 g semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup cold whipping cream
  • 1½ tablespoons chopped peanuts
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, mix peanut butter with half-and-half and ⅔ cup of the caster sugar until smooth.
  2. Spoon into pie crust.
  3. Beat ⅓ cup white sugar with butter and vanilla until fluffy. Add the egg and beat until light and fluffy, then beat in the melted chocolate.
  4. Spread mixture over peanut butter filling. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  5. Beat whipping cream with remaining caster sugar until peaks form. Spread on top of pie, garnish with chopped peanuts.

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