Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Pie
This recipe for Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Pie from Southern Living Scooped: Ice Cream Treats, Cheats, and Frozen Eats is a perfect treat for Cinco de Mayo.
Servings: 8 slices
Spicy Graham Cracker Crust (9-inch)
- 2 ½ cups cinnamon graham cracker crumbs
- ½ cup butter melted
- ¼ tsp ground red pepper
Ice Cream Pie
- 4 ounces semisweet chocolate baking bar finely chopped
- 3.5 ounces roasted glazed pecan pieces
- ½ cup cinnamon graham cracker crumbs
- 1 pint chocolate ice cream softened
- 1 pint coffee ice cream softened
- 1 cup whipping cream
- ¼ cup coffee liqueur
Spicy Graham Cracker Crust
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together 2 ½ cups cinnamon graham cracker crumbs, 1/2 cup melted butter, and ¼ tsp. ground red pepper; firmly press mixture on bottom and up sides of a lightly greased 9-inch pie plate.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack (about 30 minutes). Makes 1 (9-inch) crust.
Ice Cream Pie
Stir together semisweet chocolate, pecan pieces, and ½ cup cinnamon graham cracker crumbs. Reserve ½ cup chocolate-pecan mixture to top pie.
Spread chocolate ice cream in bottom of prepared crust; top with remaining chocolate-pecan mixture. Freeze 30 minutes. Spread coffee ice cream over chocolate mixture. Cover and freeze 8 hours.
Beat whipping cream and coffee liqueur at medium speed with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Spread whipped cream mixture over pie; sprinkle with reserved 1/2 cup chocolate-pecan mixture. Cover and freeze 1 hour or until whipped cream is firm. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
***Recipe reprinted with permission from Scooped: Ice Cream Treats, Cheats, and Frozen Eats.
For a kid-friendly version of this pie, omit the red pepper in the crust and substitute a teaspoon of vanilla for the coffee liqueur in the whipped topping.
For a no-bake version, use a premade cookie or graham cracker crust.
Serving: 1slice | Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g