Total Time
5hrs 30mins
Prep 5 hrs
Cook 30 mins

A very special dessert that does take some time effort, but is worth it. All of the major food groups here: chocolate, nut, coffee ice cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare crust by combining softened butter and brown sugar in a medium bowl.
  2. Beat until fuffy.
  3. Beat in vanilla and egg yolk.
  4. Gradually blend in flour until mixture is combined.
  5. Blend in finely chopped chocolate.
  6. Press mixture evenly and firmly over bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan.
  7. Pierce bottom in several places with a fork.
  8. Bake crust in a preheated 375* oven until lighltly browned, about 12-14 minutes.
  9. Cool in a wire rack at least 30 minutes.
  10. Prepare filling: Mix almonds, brown sugar and melted butter.
  11. Add 1/4 cup of the coarsely chopped chocolate and mix lightly.
  12. Spread half of the softened ice cream in the cooked, cooled crust.
  13. Sprinkle evenly with half of the almond mixture.
  14. Cover with remaining ice cream,then remaining almond mixture, then place in freezer.
  15. Place remaining 1/4 cup coarsely chopped chocolate in top of double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, until melted.
  16. Stir in salad oil.
  17. Remove partially frozen pie from the freezer.
  18. Drizzle melted chcolate over the pie, dribbling from a spoon, or cone of rolled paper to pipe it on.
  19. Return pie to freezer.
  20. When top is set,cover with foil and freeze until firm, at least 4 more hours.
  21. To serve, remove pie from freezer about 30 minutes before cutting.