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Mocha Java Pie with Kahlua Cream Recipe

Mocha Java Pie with Kahlua Cream Recipe

I'm a big coffee drinker and love the iced and frozen versions, too. This pie was my way of incorporating those flavors into a dessert. —Becky McClaflin, Blanchard, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min.+ chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • 1 chocolate graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Kahlua (coffee liqueur)
  • Chocolate curls, optional


  • 1. Dissolve coffee granules in hot water. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Add vanilla and coffee mixture. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust.
  • 2. In a small bowl, dissolve coffee granules in milk. In a large bowl, combine milk mixture and pudding mix. Beat on high speed until pudding is thick. Fold in whipped topping. Spread carefully over cream cheese layer.
  • 3. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and Kahlua; beat until soft peaks form. Spread over pudding layer. Top with chocolate curls if desired. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without chocolate curls): 507 calories, 32g fat (20g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 436mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2016

"Amazing!!! My husband and co-workers went on and on about it. I did make my own whipped cream as we prefer it over cool whip. I also made from scratch chocolate pudding. We like a stronger chocolate flavor so I used extra instant coffee in the cream cheese mixture and then needed more sugar as well. I had no Kahlua so just used vanilla. I will be making several for a church event next week and will use the cool whip and boxed pudding to save time. It will still be fabulous."

Reviewed Apr. 14, 2015

"I finally got around to making this . It is very tastey. The only thing I changed was I didn't use Kaluha it was too expensive for a one time use. I added a little Mocha flavoring to the whipping cream. It's a very light and not real sweet I will definitely make this again"

Reviewed May. 29, 2014

"I never have instant coffee in the house. What kind of substitution could I make using regular ground coffee? Has anyone tried it? This recipe sounds SO delicious ~ I'm anxious to try it! (I didn't want to rate without making, but the site won't let me post this question without adding a rating ~ sorry!)"

Reviewed Jan. 13, 2014

"Tasted good. easy and quick to prepare."

Reviewed Jul. 16, 2013

"This pie was easy to make. We found it okay, but not outstanding."

Reviewed Aug. 31, 2012

"The first time I made this recipe, it was an instant hit. Even those who don't typically like the taste of coffee loved it. I have made it a couple of other times, and it's quickly devoured each time. This is a recipe I will make over and over again."

Reviewed Apr. 30, 2012

"easy & delicious! Used 1/3 less fat cream cheese and it worked fine."

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

"I have made 2 of these pies. It is the BEST icebox pie I have ever tasted. The favors of each layer is a surprise to the taste buds. This pie is the WINNER in our home. I will be making another tonight. So easy to put together...20 minutes and in the icebox it goes for a couple of hours before serving."

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