White Chocolate Mud Pie

White Chocolate Mud Pie

Blogger Bree Hester of Baked Bree takes a spin on Mississippi Mud Pie. A white chocolate version!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

4:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

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
  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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.