Quick And Easy Fudge Pie Recipe

Quick And Easy Fudge Pie Recipe

This fudge pie with evaporated milk and two kinds of chocolate is deliciously addictive. It has a silky smooth chocolate filling that melts in the mouth. The chocolate filling tastes great with a flaky buttery pie crust! Moreover, you can whip up this chocolate fudge pie recipe in an hour or make it overnight. Pair it with cold brew coffee or cinnamon tea for a fancy dessert snack. 

Tips on Making Fudge Pie

It’s always good to have an old fashioned chocolate pie recipe that you can pull out when the situation calls for a chocolate dessert. Who says no to chocolate? Here are the best tips on making it so that you come up with an impressive homemade pie every time:

  • Use good quality chocolate. It’s the main flavor of your easy chocolate pie and after all – it’s the star here! First, we recommend using couverture chocolate. It’s good for baking because it has a higher cocoa butter content than your regular snack chocolates. As a result, your baked goods will come out more decadent and rich. Aside from that, you can also make a combination of semi sweet, milk, and dark chocolate.
  • Use store-bought refrigerated pie crust or make your own. Here’s a flaky pie crust that works well for this recipe. Alternatively, you can also bake this pie on a graham cracker crust which needs no blind baking.
  • Mix in other delicious ingredients to this chocolate pie. Nuts like pecans or walnuts, for instance, will add some texture! You can also add a splash of kahlua to intensify the chocolate flavor. The alcohol cooks off, but the flavor remains. 
  • Aside from evaporated milk, you can use half and half to make it richer. On the other hand, for a lighter option, you can use oat milk or your favorite nut milk. But who are we kidding here? Chocolate is an indulgence. We can enjoy it once in a while with all the fat.

More Chocolate Pie Recipes You’ll Love

If you loved this chocolate fudge pie and want to explore other flavors, we have a collection of good pie recipes for you to try. Check out our top picks:

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie — Impress your guests with this no-bake peanut butter pie. It features a luscious melt-in-the-mouth peanut butter filling, whipped cream, and fudge sauce all on top of a chocolate cookie crust.
  • Chocolate Cream Pie — Crushed Nabisco wafers make the best buttery cookie crust. Layered with a pudding-like chocolate filling, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings, every spoonful of this cream pie is like a chocolate lover’s heaven!
  • Chocolate Pecan Pie — The light corn syrup makes the chocolate filling incredibly moist, while the chopped pecans scattered throughout give it texture.
  • Chocolate Chess Pie — This baked chocolate chess pie has a filling that’s like chocolate custard. It’s best served chilled.
  • Chocolate Pudding Pie — This pie has a smooth and silky bittersweet chocolate pudding on top of buttery graham cracker crust. You can choose to top it with either or a combination of fresh berries, whipped cream, and fresh mint, for instance.

How To Make Quick And Easy Fudge Pie

This recipe for chocolate fudge pie is made creamy by evaporated milk and extra-chocolatey by chocolate morsels and unsweetened cocoa powder. Try and taste chocolate heaven for yourself!

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 55 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ pkg semisweet chocolate morsels, melted
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pie crust shell, frozen
  • whipped cream, or vanilla ice cream, optional for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Pre-bake the pie crust according to package instructions.

  3. Combine the melted chocolate, melted butter, eggs, sugar, flour, cocoa, evaporated milk, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Stir or whip it using a hand mixer until smooth.

  4. Add the pecans.

  5. Pour the mixture into the pie crust. Bake it for 40-45 minutes or until the pie is set but still slightly jiggles in the middle.

  6. Serve hot or chilled. Top with whipped cream or ice cream. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 35g
  • :
  • Calcium: 82mg
  • Calories: 392kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 243mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 346mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 209IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
Nutrition Disclaimer

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have to refrigerate fudge pie?

If you won’t be serving it immediately, then yes. This is because this chocolate fudge pie contains eggs and milk which easily spoil when left at room temperature for a long time.

Can you freeze fudge pie?

Yes! To freeze the chocolate pie, first, allow it to cool to room temperature. After that, wrap it tightly with plastic wrap making sure to seal any holes. Then, wrap it with aluminum foil. Store it in a box or plastic container to keep the shape. It’ll stay good for 2 months. Finally, just thaw the frozen chocolate pie in the fridge overnight when you’re ready to serve it.

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Conclusion

This chocolate fudge pie may be grandma’s classic, but with this simple recipe, even beginners can whip up a stunning batch of it. Enjoy the irresistibly smooth chocolate filling warm or chilled.
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