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Zabaglione Pie Recipe

Zabaglione Pie
Posted by: Bev Sun, 11 Apr 2004, at 8:29 a.m.

Time needed: 1 hour and 20 minutes Difficulty: medium
1/2 cup of flour
1/2 cup of potato starch
1/2 cup of sugar
3 eggs
4 tablespoons of butter

5 egg yolks

3/4 cup of Marsala
1/2 cup of white wine
3 tablespoons of flour
1 cup of heavy cream
4 tablespoons of Grand Marnier

Decoration: 1/2 cup of bittersweet chocolate 1/2 cup of heavy cream

. Grease and flour a 12-inch round cake pan. Preheat the oven to 350F.

. In a bowl, whisk eggs and sugar with an electric mixer, until pale and thick. Sift flour and potato starch; delicately mix in egg mixture. Stir in the melted butter.

. Pour into the cake pan and bake for 30-40 minutes. When ready, turn cake onto a rack and cool.

. Prepare the filling: In a saucepan, heat wine and Marsala. In a bowl, mix egg yolks and sugar with a wooden spoon. Stir in the flour and, slowly, the hot wine. Transfer to a saucepan and stirring continuously, bring to a boil. Cook cream for 3-4 minutes on low heat. Cool cream completely, mixing from time to time.

. Slice cake in half. Brush 1 circle with Grand Marnier and cover with 1/3 of filling cream. Cover with the second circle, brush with Grand Marnier and cover cake with cream.
. To decorate, melt chocolate and cream in a double boiler. Pour in a paper cone and design a chocolate spiral on cake. With a toothpick, starting at the center, draw lines through the chocolate circles.
. Transfer to a serving plate and refrigerate.

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