Peanut butter is one of those pantry staples, that in any home is wise to have, it's a go to in our house, when the kids talk of being hungry, and can be used in sandwiches, toasts and simple cookie recipes. It is a common ingredient in cookie recipes and candy recipes, and used in this delicious "Peanut Butter Silk Pie," recipe.The website this recipe is found on, is by best selling author, Kristina Knight, and just one look at the recipe photo is enough to inspire an urge to make. Some of the ingredients include in this delicious recipe are cream cheese, confectioners sugar, peanut butter, whipping cream, whipped cream and chocolate, and you can't forget to finish it with a chocolate peanut butter cup, oh my.
Once you have the ingredients of this Peanut Butter Silk Pie recipe you will need to set up a double-boiler and melt the 8 ounces of milk chocolate, it is suggested that you use milk chocolate chips because they seem to melt better. Use what you are comfortable with. Then once the chocolate is melted, pour the melted chocolate into the pie crust and allow it to sit and cool for at least five minutes. Then in a large mixing bowl combine cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and the peanut butter until it is light and fluffy. Three minutes is usually what it takes. Next in another bowl, whip the heavy cream until its thick and light. Then add the separated out confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract. Whip until stiff peaks form. Once you have finished preparing the peanut butter silk pie recipe you will need to freeze it for about 4 hours. Afterwards you can use the Redi-Whip or whatever you choose to garnish the finished product and serve. This creamy peanut butter and chocolate silk pie with be well worth the wait!
Peanut butter is popular in many countries, made from dry roasted peanuts, it can contain salt, seed oils, emulsifiers and sugar. Peanut butter is a popular addition to sandwiches and can be combined with jam, jelly, honey, chocolate, vegetables and cheese. The United States is the leading exporter of peanut butter. There are also a variety of nut butters available made in a similar way as peanut butter, and can include cashew butter and almond butter. Peanut butter is available in crunchy, chunky and smooth. Peanut butter can be added to cookie and candy recipes, mixes well with chocolate, oatmeal, cheese, cured meats, savoury sauces and different types of breads and crackers. Peanut butter is great on sandwiches, often used with jelly, banana, samba, pickles, mayonnaise, olives, onions, horseradish, chocolate chips, bacon, honey, marmite or vegemite.
Peanuts have been a popular food for thousands of years. Peanuts native to the Bolivian Andes, can be traced back to the Aztecs, who ground them up into a paste. Peanuts are an excellent source of protein, dietary fibre, vitamin E, pantothenic acid, niacin and vitamin B6. Four to six percent of the population are allergic to peanuts.