Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 35 mins

Here's a "frosty" version of this luscious desert.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For Crust:.
  2. Heat oven to 325. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 1 minute. Stir in cocoa and flour until mixture is crumbly. Press firmly and evenly against bottom and side of deep-dish pie plate 9x1 1/2 inches, or regular pie plate, 10 x 1 1/2 inches. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until edge appears dry. Cool completely -- about 45 minutes.
  3. For Filling:.
  4. Melt butter and chocolate in 2 quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Mix sugar and cornstarch with wire whisk, stir into chocolate mixture.
  5. Beat eggs in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed about 5 minutes or until thick and lemon colored; stir into chocolate mixture. Cook chocolate mixture over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until thick and glossy. Stir in vanilla. Cool 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Beat whipping cream in chilled medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Fold chocolate mixture into whipped cream. Pour over crust. Cover and freeze about 4 hours or until firm. Remove from freezer; let stand 30 minutes before cutting. Top with whipped cream, sprinkle with almonds.
  7. Store covered in freezer.

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