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Mocha Mousse Pie Recipe

Mocha Mousse Pie Recipe

Coffee and chocolate are perfectly paired in this lovely layered dessert from Beverly Gottfried, Candler, North Carolina. A convenient chocolate crumb crust holds the fluffy filling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 chocolate crumb or graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Chocolate shavings, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the cream, coffee granules, sugar and vanilla on low until coffee and sugar are dissolved. Beat on high just until stiff peaks form. Set aside 1-1/2 cups for topping.
  • 3. Gradually fold remaining cream mixture into cooled chocolate until well blended. Pour into pie crust. Spread with reserved cream mixture. Refrigerate for 3 hours.
  • 4. Garnish with chocolate shavings if desired. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 474 calories, 36g fat (20g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein

Reviews for Mocha Mousse Pie

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2009

"The pie is terrible if you use 2 Tablespoons! I think 2 teaspoons would be much more appropriate."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2008

"I believe there was a typographical error in this recipe. The coffee flavor severely overpowers everything else! I think the recipe meant to call for 2 teaspoons of instant coffee-- NOT 2 Tablespoons. It's also very important to allow the pie to chill for 2+ hours, before serving."

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