Chocolate lovers, brace yourselves. The decadent pies that follow are like nothing you’ve ever experienced before.
1. Mississippi Mud Pie
Chocolate custard, vanilla ice cream and fudge sauce are ménage à trois for your tastebuds. Sub in mocha ice cream for java kick.
1 store-bought piecrust
1 stick unsalted butter
1¾ c. sugar
4 tbsp. cocoa
¼ c. all-purpose flour
4 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 c. vanilla or mocha ice cream
3 tbsp. fudge sauce
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line crust with parchment paper and weight with dried beans or pie weights; bake until dough is lightly golden and set, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove pie and cool on a wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
- For filling: In a bowl, stir together butter, sugar, and cocoa until well combined. Add flour, eggs, and vanilla and mix until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared crust and bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
- Remove pie from oven and cool completely on a wire rack. Gently mound ice cream over pie and freeze until ice cream sets. Drizzle with fudge sauce before serving.