Denny's is a full-service pancake house/coffee shop/fast casual family restaurant chain. It operates over 1,600 restaurants in the United States

Denny's is known for always being open, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert around the clock. Unlike many other restaurant chains, Denny's does not close on holidays or nights, except where required by law. This site will provide news and copycat recipes for items on the menu at Denny's restaurants.




French Silk Pie

Perkins Family Restaurant Copycat Recipe

1 (9 inch) pie crust

Pie Filling:
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 pasteurized eggs

Whipped Cream:
1 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Press pie crust into a 9 inch pie plate. Prick the bottom and sides with a fork. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes, until golden brown. Let cool completely.

In a stand mixer beat butter for 2 minutes, until fluffy. Gradually add the sugar, continuing to beat until light and fluffy. Mix in cooled chocolate and vanilla. Add the eggs 1 at a time. Beat on medium-high for 2 minutes after each addition. It should be light and fluffy when you are done.

Pour chocolate mixture into cooled pie shell. Place in fridge while you prepare the whipped cream.
In a large bowl beat heavy cream until soft peaks begin to form. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until stiff peaks. Spread whipped cream over chocolate layer. Garnish with shaved chocolate.
Let sit in the fridge for 2 hours before serving.

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