Black Bottom Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in
American Baking

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1986

  • About

Basic recipe: American Shortcrust Pastry or Shortcrust Pastry

Recipes for Black Bottom Pie — a creamy chocolate layer topped with a rum flavoured mousse — began to appear in American cookbooks around the turn of the century. It is not surprising that it is still in demand. See for a note on vanilla sugar.