Chocolate Pie

Chocolate Pie

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An evergreen favourite with kids, the Chocolate Pie is traditionally a time-consuming dessert. Now, here is how you can make it quickly and easily using the microwave. All it takes is a few minutes to prepare a biscuit base, a few more minutes to prepare a creamy, chocolaty topping, and a few hours to set in the refrigerator. Garnish with loads of grated chocolate, and serve chilled. Not only will kids enjoy this, but the irresistible chocolatiness of this dessert with kindle the kids inside adults too!

Chocolate Pie recipe - How to make Chocolate Pie

Setting time:  2 to 3 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 wedges
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Ingredients


For The Biscuit Base
1 cup crushed digestive biscuits
5 tbsp melted butter

For The Filling
2 cups roughly chopped milk chocolate or dark chocolate
1/4 cup milk
2 cups beaten whipped cream
2 tbsp powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence

For The Garnish
3 tbsp grated milk chocolate or dark chocolate

Method
For the biscuit base

    For the biscuit base
  1. Combine the biscuit and melted butter in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Press the mixture into the base of a 150 mm. (6") loose-bottomed pie dish.
  3. Refrigerate for 15 to 20 minutes or till the base is firm.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Combine the chocolate and milk in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 to 40 seconds. Mix gently till no lumps remain. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the beaten whipped cream, powdered sugar and vanilla essence in another bowl and fold gently.
  3. Add the prepared chocolate-milk mixture and fold gently. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Spread the filling evenly over the set biscuit base and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or set till firm.
  2. De-mould the pie, garnish with grated chocolate, cut into 6 equal wedges and serve chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per wedge
Energy562 cal
Protein7.2 g
Carbohydrates42.7 g
Fiber0 g
Fat48.2 g
Cholesterol24.2 mg
Sodium92.9 mg
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Reviews

Chocolate Pie
 on 25 May 13 11:35 AM
5

This Chocolate Pie is sooo easy to make and it is crunchy because of the biscuit base and creamy becasue of cream and chocolate....Perfect to serve for a party !