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White Chocolate Mud Pie

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8
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Blogger Bree Hester of Baked Bree takes a spin on Mississippi Mud Pie. A white chocolate version!

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups chocolate cookie crumbs
6
tablespoons butter, melted

White Chocolate Pudding

2
tablespoons cornstarch
2/3
cup sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup half-and-half
1/2
cup whipping cream
2
cups whole milk
3
egg yolks
6
oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, melted, cooled slightly
1
teaspoon vanilla

Topping

2 1/2
cups whipping cream
2/3
sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
cup chocolate shavings

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix cookie crumbs and melted butter. Press in ungreased 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, beat cornstarch, 2/3 cup sugar and the salt with whisk. Beat in half-and-half, 1/2 cup whipping cream and the milk. Beat in egg yolks. Add white chocolate. Heat mixture to boiling, beating constantly with whisk. Reduce heat to medium; cook until pudding coats back of wooden spoon. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour pudding into cooled pie crust. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat 2 1/2 cups whipping cream with electric mixer on low speed, gradually increasing speed until cream begins to thicken. Add 2/3 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until cream holds its shape.
  • 4 Top pie with whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Cut and serve.

Expert Tips

This white chocolate pudding is delicious on its own topped with some fresh berries.

To shave chocolate, use a bar of frozen chocolate and a vegetable peeler to get the best curls.

To ensure the pudding is very smooth, push the pudding through a strainer before you pour it in the pie crust.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
688.2
% Daily Value
Total Fat
44.4g
68%
Saturated Fat
23.4g
117%
Cholesterol
112.1mg
37%
Sodium
330.2mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
69.3g
23%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
52.5g
Protein
7.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0.90%
1%
Calcium
17.60%
18%
Iron
13.40%
13%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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