Wednesday, December 10, 2008

If you have never tried this,,,you must!

Christiana Campbell’s Tavern *AMAZING* Rum Cream Pie
(one 9-inch pie)

Crumb crust (see below)
1/2 cup dark rum
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
5 egg yolks
1 cup sugar
unsweetened chocolate (opt.)

Prepare a crumb crust (see below).

Soften the gelatin in 1/2 c. cold water. Place over low heat and bring almost to a boil, stirring to dissolve.

Beat egg yolks and sugar until very light. Stir the gelatin into the egg mixture. Cool.

Gradually add the rum, beating constantly. Whip the cream until it stands in soft peaks and fold into gelatin mixture.

Cool until it begins to set, then spoon it into the crumb crust and chill until firm.

Grate chocolate over top if desired.

*************Crumb Crust***********
2 1⁄4 cups graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar
1 ⁄2 cup butter,melted 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon
Combine the ingredients and press into a 9-inch pie pan.
or.. just go buy a pre-made one :)

For more "tastes" of Williamsburg such as Christiana Campbell’s Tavern Sweet Potato Muffins and Christiana Campbell’s Tavern Spoon Bread, go HERE!

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