Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins
From John Scalzi's blog. He coined the phrase "Schadenfreude Pie" (after the phrase "humble pie," which actually has nothing to do with the state of being humble), then wondered what such a thing would taste like. "Dark. Rich. And oh so bittersweet," he decided. He goes on to say, "Also -- and this is really just a perfect but unintentional extension of the whole schadenfreude metaphor -- you really only want a small slice; too much of this pie and it'll sit in the pit of your stomach like a rock of judgment, pulling you down. Small slice? Excellent. Big slice? You'll regret it. Just like schadenfreude itself."
- 1⁄2 cup butter, melted
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- 1 cup dark corn syrup
- 1⁄2 cup molasses
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1⁄2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
- 3 large eggs
- 1⁄2-1 tablespoon Kahlua (or other coffee liqueur)
- 9 inches graham cracker pie crust
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In a bowl, combine melted butter with brown sugar, corn syrup, molasses and cinnamon, and beat well. Fold in melted chocolate. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in Kahlua. Pour into crust.
- Bake in preheated oven 45-50 minutes until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool at least 20 minutes before slicing. Serve SMALL slices with a glass of ice-cold milk.
It's true, a delicious pie that should be eaten in small amounts. But it's hard to not eat more!