Mississippi Mud Pie

Recipe by Courtly
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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To prepare the crust, in a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  • Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.
  • Add the beaten egg, tossing with a fork until a slightly dry dough forms.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead quickly 3 or 4 times until smooth.
  • Shape dough into a disk, wrap in plastice wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • On a lightly floured surface, using a lightly floured rolling pin, roll the dough into a 12 inch circle.
  • Fit the dough into a 9 inch pie pan.
  • Trim the excess dough, leaving a 1/2 inch overhang.
  • Fold the dough under; make a decorative edge.
  • Chill crust while preparing filling.
  • To prepare the filling, in a medium saucepan, stir together the corn syrup and sugar.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Stir in the chocolate and butter.
  • Let stand for 1 minute to melt.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, whisk eggs.
  • Gradually whisk in the chocolate mixture until well blended.
  • Pour the filling into the crust.
  • Bake the pie until the filling is set, 35 to 45 minutes.
  • Transfer the pie to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Sprinkle with the chocolate shavings and chill until ready to serve.
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