Chocolate Pudding Pie with Salted Peanut Crust

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This chocolate pudding pie with salted peanut crust recipe is a rich, smooth chocolate pudding in a crunchy crust, topped with whipped cream and salted peanuts, amazing! For the filling of this lovely dessert recipe some of the ingredients you will need include unsweetened cocoa powder, bittersweet or semisweet chocolate finely chopped, pure vanilla extract (try and use a good quality vanilla it makes a difference), roasted peanuts and some classic whipped cream. To make the delicious filling for this chocolate pudding pie with salted peanut crust recipe you will begin by whisking the sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy medium saucepan. Then you will add some of the milk and whisk into a smooth paste. Then whisk in the remaining milk, and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon or spatula, scraping sides, until it thickens and bubbles at the edges. Continue to cook and stir for about one minute, then add the chocolate and stir briskly until melted and pudding is smooth.

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Chocolate and peanuts go together like....elephants and peanuts? Did you know that the cartoon portrayal of elephants liking peanuts is actually a myth?! As humans we can't hear most of the sounds elephants produce. Though they produce a sound at a decibel as loud as a construction sight, it is two octaves below human hearing. So how do we know they don't actually like peanuts? By studying their diet. There are no records of wild elephants eating peanuts and peanuts are certainly not included in their typical diet in captivity. So while elephants might not like peanuts, humans do, with 67% of the nut consumption in the U.S, being peanuts and peanut products.

Don't let the name fool you. Peanuts are not actually nuts, they are a legume. Other legumes are beans, peas and lentils. Peanuts take 4-5 months grow, from the time of planting to the time of harvest. Peanuts grow under the ground. Peanut seeds also called kernels grow into a green leafed plant that is about 18 inches tall. It is decorated with tiny, delicate yellow flowers. So while peanuts and elephants don't go together, peanuts and chocolate most certainly do! There isn't a lot to say about a recipe especially one as simple and basic as this one. Perhaps all that really matters it that it tastes great!

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