Sunday, September 07, 2008

My thoughts all stray


No matter how I try, I keep coming back to chocolate desserts. Subconsciously I must be trying to find the one that will make me love chocolate the way everyone else I know does. I've still yet to find it, although Thatboy doesn't mind the consent attempts. This one in fact, he requested I not send into work so he could enjoy it night after night. It's basically pudding in a pie shell, which could be why Thatboy enjoyed it so much. Can you think of anything that would bring back more nostalgia than chocolate pudding?


Chocolate Pudding Pie
  • pie dough
    • 1 14-oz. can condensed milk
    • 2/3 cup water
    • 1 pkg. chocolate pudding mix
    • 1 oz. square unsweetened chocolate
    • 2 cups heavy cream
  1. Preheat oven to 450. Roll out pie dough and place in pie pan. Line pie crust with foil and bake for 8 minutes. Remove foil and bake 5 more minutes.
  2. In large saucepan, combine condensed milk, water and pudding mix; mix well.
  3. Add chocolate.
  4. Over medium heat, cook and stir rapidly until chocolate melts and mixture thickens. Remove from heat; beat until smooth. Cool. Chill thoroughly; stir.
  5. Whip cream with electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Fold into pudding mixture.
  6. Pour into pie crust.
  7. Chill 4 hours until set.

Serves 8.

Each serving has:

Calories 378.5
Total Fat 32.6 g
Saturated Fat 18.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.5 g
Cholesterol 95.2 mg
Sodium 198.3 mg
Potassium 260.5 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 8.4 g
Protein 5.9 g

10 comments:

  1. I love, love, love chocolate but can't stand chocolate pudding because of the texture. [shudder] Weird, I know.

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  2. OH MY GOSH! This is making me drool! It looks sooooo good!

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  3. Looks so chocolatey and delicious!

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  4. I love chocolate pudding pie. My mom used to make these when we were young. Well she still does, sometimes with whipped cream on top. It is a comforting pie!

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  5. I like the configuration of this. It reminds me that I haven't made pudding cake in ages. These kinds of treats have about a 20 minute staying power before the plate is completely cleaned.

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  6. if it's chocolate, i can almost always support it. this definitely falls into that category!

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  7. You should check out the chocolate chess pie in my blog. It's delicious...maybe it would make you love chocolate!

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  8. Yum! I have some leftover chocolate ganache that I've been wondering what to do with, and this sounds perfect. I think I will use a chocolate crust and go all out!

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  9. Chocolate is a good thing to keep coming back to!

    I'll take a piece, please. Just leave it on the steps of my blog. Thank you very much. ;-)

    Joy

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