Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Easy Chocolate Cream Pie

'Chocolate Cream Pie'
Source: Adapted from Bakeaholic Mama


1 cooked and cooled pie crust
1 package of cook and serve chocolate pudding mix
2 cups of half and half
1 egg
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Topping (optional)

1 tablespoon powdered sugar
1 tablespoon cocoa powder


1. In a medium sauce pan whisk egg, half and half, and pudding mix together over medium-high heat. Continue to whisk until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Cool for 5 minutes, then pour into baked pie crust. Allow to cool to room temperature.

2. With an electric mixer, mix heavy whipping cream on high until soft peaks form. Add in powdered sugar and vanilla extract beat until stiff peaks form.

3. Spread whipped cream over cooled pie and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. If desired, mix together powdered sugar and cocoa and dust over top of pie.

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