Dark Chocolate Stout Cream Pie

Stout beer adds big flavor in this dark and rich chocolate cream pie.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 0 min
  • Servings 8

Crust

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box

Filling

1 3/4
cups whole milk
1/2
cup stout beer
1
box (6-serving size) chocolate pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1 1/2
cups semisweet chocolate chips

Topping

1 1/2
cups whipping cream
2
tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, cook milk, beer and pudding mix over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate chips until melted and smooth. Pour into medium bowl; cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until cold.
  • 3 Spoon and spread pudding mixture evenly into crust. Refrigerate at least 4 hours until set.
  • 4 Just before serving, in chilled medium bowl, beat topping ingredients with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Spread over top of pie. Garnish with chocolate shavings, if desired. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

To make chocolate shavings for a garnish, start with a room-temperature block of chocolate, and use a vegetable peeler to shave flat, thin strips from the block of chocolate.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
310),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
49g
49%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
31g
31%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.