Introduction: Compass Pi on Looseleaf

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Irish Cream White Chocolate Ricotta Pie
Yield: 10-12 servings
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 30-35 minutes


Ingredients for crust:

• 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
• 3 tablespoons sugar
• 1 large egg yolk
• 1 cup all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon coarse salt

Ingredients for filling:
½ cup water
¼ cup sugar
8 oz white chocolate chips or bar chopped up
¾ cup ricotta
1/3 cup cream cheese, room temperature
1 large egg
2 large egg yolks
1/3 cup Irish Cream

Compass design:
Food writers or tinted buttercream or decorating gel writers
compass

Tools needed:

9 inch pie/tart pan
Food processor
Spatula
2 saucepans
Measuring cup


Step 1: Making the Crust

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• Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
• Stir together butter and sugar in a medium bowl, till well incorporated
• Stir in yolk. Add flour and salt, and stir or mix with hands until mixture is dry and crumbly.
• Press dough into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie dish.
• Bake, rotating halfway through, just until crust turns golden brown, 20 to 22 minutes. Let cool in dish on a wire rack.

Step 2: Making the Filling

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1) Combine the water with the sugar in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring until dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool.
2) Add white chocolate to a double boiler over simmering water until melted.
3) Add ricotta and cream cheese into a food processor, pulse until smooth.
4) Add egg and egg yolks, incorporating one at a time.
5) Add Irish Cream
6) Slowly drizzle in simple syrup through feeding tube.
7) Fill pie pan with filling mixture and bake for 30-35 minutes or until almost baked through (slightly jiggling in the middle)
8) Let cool on wire rack in pan. Serve at room temp or slightly chilled.

Step 3: Designing the Compass

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Decorate the pie with food writers or decorative icing gels available at supermarkets

OR

tinted buttercream, which is what I used you can find a recipe here :

Buttercream Recipe

Check out my blog for more creative recipes: www.littlegirlbigappetite.com

Comments

Marit Angeles (author)2011-03-21

I like I like! wish I could have some rite now... Good luck! ;)

ReactMethod.com (author)2011-03-14

Haha wow great idea! Reminds me of when i was little in math class learning Pi lol! The Loose Leaf paper really sells it!

scoochmaroo (author)2011-03-14

Very cute!

Thank you :)

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