Today is National Chocolate Day

Dark, milk, white, coated over nuts, caramel, and even peanut butter- chocolate is a versatile and delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth! It’s no surprise that National Chocolate Day is in October. Halloween is the biggest chocolate season- over 600 million pounds of chocolate are sold this time of year- more than Easter and Valentine’s Day combined! Check out this great article on the history of popular Halloween candy.

Today in honor of this scrumptious day, indulge your customers with a little bit of chocolatey-goodness!

Chocolate Fudge Pie (serves 8)

Ingredients

  • 1C Unsalted Butter
  • 6oz Semisweet Chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 9 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2C Sugar
  • 1t Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8t Salt
  • 1 Unbaked 10-inch Pie Shell
  • Whipped Topping
Directions
  1. Preheat the Blodgett Double Deck Gas Convection Oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Heat chocolate and butter in double broiler until blended, stirring frequently. Pour mixture into a heatproof bowl and cool slightly.
  3. Add eggs, sugar, vanilla, and salt. Whisk with a 10″ Piano Whip until smooth.
  4. Spoon mixture into pie shell and back 40-45 minutes. Let stand until cool.
  5. Serve with whipped topping.

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