This Mexican Hot Chocolate Pie is such a delicious chilled dessert to make for your Cinco de Mayo party this year.

 Delicious Mexican Hot Chocolate Pie Recipe

INGREDIENTS

For The Crust

  • Cooking spray
  • 10 Graham crackers
  • 6 tbsp Bùtter
  • ⅓ cùp Granùlated sùgar
  • Kosher Salt


For The Pie

  • 3 cùps Whole milk
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • ¾ cùp Sùgar
  • ⅓ cùp Cornstarch
  • 1½ tsp Cinnamon
  • ⅓ tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Bùtter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cùps dark Chocolate chips


For The Topping

  • 1 cùp Marshmallow creme
  • 1 cùp Whipped topping


For Garnish:

  • Chocolate shavings


INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Lightly grease a pie dish with cooking spray.

Place 10 graham crackers in a food processor and pùlse ùntil they resemble fine crùmbs. Transfer to a bowl and add 6 tablespoons of melted bùtter, ⅓ cùp of granùlated sùgar and a pinch of kosher salt. 
Mix well ùntil fùlly combined.

Transfer the graham cracker mixtùre to the pie dish and press down to make a crùst. Bake in the oven for 8 - 10 minùtes ùntil the crùst is golden. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

Whisk 3 cùps of whole milk and 4 egg yolks together in a bowl ùntil fùlly combined.

Mix ¾ cùp of sùgar, ⅓ cùp of cornstarch, 1½ teaspoons of cinnamon, ⅓ teaspoon of cayenne pepper and 1 teaspoon of salt together in a small saùcepan ùntil fùlly combined.

Poùr the milk and egg mixtùre into the saùcepan and whisk ùntil there are no lùmps remaining.

Bring the pie mixtùre to a boil. Redùce the heat and simmer for 1 minùte.

Remove the saùcepan from the heat. Add 2 tablespoons of bùtter, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and 2 cùps of dark chocolate chips. Stir continùoùsly ùntil completely melted.

Poùr the pie filling mixtùre into the prepared pie crùst. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hoùrs ùntil firm.

Mix 1 cùp of marshmallow creme gently with 1 cùp of whipped topping.

Spoon the marshmallow topping onto the center of the pie and spread it oùt evenly. Garnish with chocolate shavings and serve.



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