Aces (Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie)

Recipe by Abby Girl
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups chocolate wafers, crushed
  • 14
    cup butter
  • 34
    cup pecans (or almonds, crushed)
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • 34
    cup semisweet chocolate, chips
  • 8
    ounces cream cheese
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 2
    eggs, seperated
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
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DIRECTIONS

  • Crust: Preheat oven to 325. Combine chocolate crumbs and butter. Press into a 9" springform pan. Sprinkle nuts over the crust. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Chocolate Mousse: Melt chocolate chips and set aside to cool. Blend cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Beat egg yolks, add the to cream cheese and stir well. Mix in cooled chocolate.
  • Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add sugar slowly and beat until stiff. Fold into chocolate mixture.
  • Whip cream and fold into the chocolate mousse.
  • Pour into the springform pan. Cover and freeze overnight.
  • To Serve: Remove from the freezer and chill for 5 hours before serving.
  • Optional Garnishes: chocolate curls/sprinkles. whipping cream, raspberry coulis.
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