Beat the heat with this Frozen Mud Pie recipe

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Craving for something sweet and cool to bite into? Then give this easy-to-make Frozen mud pie recipe a try! While you're at it, get your kids to help you!

Frozen Mud Pie recipe

 

Can't get enough of frozen desserts? Wait til you try a slice of Frozen Mud Pie. Make this ahead and freeze for a few hours or overnight for a deliciously rich and refreshing mid-day treat.

This no-bake Mississippi Frozen Mud Pie recipe from Very Best Baking by Nestle is great for beginners. Ready to make a dessert to remember?

How to make a Frozen Mud Pie

Ingredients

1 prepared 9-inch chocolate crumb crust
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped nuts
2 pints coffee ice cream
Whipped cream (optional)

Procedure

  1. Combine sugar, chocolate chips, butter, cream and corn syrup in small, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla extract. Cool until slightly warm.
  2. Drizzle 1/3 cup chocolate mixture in bottom of crust; sprinkle with 1/4 cup nuts. Layer 1 pint ice cream, scooping thin slices with a large spoon; freeze for 1 hour. Repeat with 1/3 cup chocolate mixture, 1/4 cup nuts and remaining ice cream. Drizzle with remaining chocolate mixture; top with remaining nuts. Freeze for 2 hours or until firm.
  3. (Optional) Top with whipped cream before serving.

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