Step 1: The Ingredients
1 c. bittersweet chocolate chips
3/4 c. cream
16 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. sugar
1 t. orange extract
1 c. frozen (or fresh) strawberries
1/4 c. sugar
2 T. cornstarch
Step 2: Making the Chocolate Bottom
Place cream in small saucepan and heat to scalding. Remove from heat and add chocolate chips. Let stand for a couple of minutes to soften. Then stir vigorously until fully blended. Cool chocolate by putting in the refrigerator.
While chocolate is cooling, bake pie shell for about 12 minutes. Remove and let cool.
After chocolate has cooled, pour into bottom of shell.
Step 3: Mix the Cream Cheese Filling
Step 4: Cream Cheese Filling
Step 5: Berry Topping
Melt leftover chocolate chips and put into baggie. Snip off small amount of one corner and pipe into Pi designs on parchment paper. Once hardened, peel off and decorate the pie with the Pi candy.