Mud Pie
The exact origin of Mississippi mud pie is uncertai; it may or may not come from the state of Mississippi or from states on the Mississippi River. While md pie was originally associated with southern US cuisine, the dish has gained somewhat of an international reputation, owing in large part to the cheer amount of chocolate in each serving.
Servings
8
Servings
8
Ingredients
Chocolate Cookie Crust
  • 2cups semi-sweet chocolate chips divided
  • 3tbsp butter
  • 1.25cups chocolate wafer crumbs
Fudge Sauce
  • 1.5cups semi-sweet chocolate chips(from above)
  • 1/2cup heavy cream
  • 1tbsp coffee flavored liqueur(Kahlua)
Filling
  • 1qt coffee ice cream, softened
  • 2tbsp coffee flavored liqueur
  • whipped cream(optional)
Instructions
  1. Combine over hot (not boiling) water 1/2 cup chocolate chips and butter; stir until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Add chocolate wafer crumbs; stir until well blended. Press into 9-inch pie pan. Chill until firm (35-45 minutes)
  2. Combine over hot (not boiling) water remaining 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips, heavy cream and butter. Stir until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; stir in coffee liqueur. Chill 10 minutes. Spread 1/2 cup sauce on bottom of prepared crust. Chill 15 min.
  3. In large bowl, combine ice cream and coffee liqueur. Spoon over Fudge Sauce layer. Freeze several hours or until firm. Reheat remaining fudge sauce over hot water. Serve pie with warm Fudge Sauce and whipped cream.