food

Mississippi Mud Pie

No one seems to know its real origins, but this OTT pie is a choc-lovers' dream.

food

Mississippi Mud Pie

No one seems to know its real origins, but this OTT pie is a choc-lovers' dream.

Ingredients

  • Biscuit Base:
  • 315 grams Oreo Cookies
  • 80 grams Unsalted Butter, Melted
  • Chocolate Pudding:
  • 135 grams Caster Sugar
  • 37 grams Cocoa Powder
  • 42 grams Cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 625 milliliters Milk
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 10 grams Cold butter
  • Topping:
  • 300 milliliters Double cream
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Gold Stars and Chocolate flakes to decorate

Steps

  1. 1. Blitz cookies together and add melted butter. Add to pie tin and bake for 10 minutes at 190c.
  2. 2. Make the pudding, whisk all the dry ingredients then slowly add the milk combined with the egg yolks. Cook until boiling and thick.
  3. 3. Pass through a sieve and add vanilla extract and butter.
  4. 4. Add to top of pie and chill for 2 hours or overnight with cling film on top of pudding to prevent a skin from forming.
  5. 5. Whip cream with sugar until soft and then spread on top of the pudding. Add gold stars and chocolate flakes to serve.