Irish Coffee Pie W/ Chocolate Ganache

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By
@1lovetocook1x

I've made this pie for as long as I can remember. If you like Mocha Frappe's you will love this pie. I add a layer of Ganache before adding the filling...my son doesn't like coffee, but he just loves this pie...this recipe is for a 7 inch pie...it serves 4 larger or 6 small pieces...I hope you'll give it a try...enjoy!



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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

CRUST

2/3 c
graham cracker crumbs
2 Tbsp
melted, butter
2 Tbsp
sugar

FILLING

4 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
water
2 tsp
instant coffee granules
1 - 8 oz
cool whip, thawed
1 Tbsp
whiskey, optional - i didn't use
1 tsp
vanilla, if not using whiskey

GANACHE

1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
about 1 Tbsp
corn syrup
1 1/2 Tbsp
cream

NOTE: THIS COULD EASILY BE DOUBLED FOR A LARGER PIE..

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degree F.

Combine the cracker crumbs, sugar and butter; press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 7 in. pie plate.

Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
2
While crust cools, make Ganache.

In a microwave safe bowl, add Ganache ingredients, microwave for about 30 second, stir. If needs more melting, place back in microwave for a few more seconds.
3
Spread Ganache evenly onto the crust. Set aside.
4
Make filling:

In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Combine the water, whiskey or vanilla if desired and coffee granules; beat into cream cheese mixture until smooth.
5
Fold in whipped topping.
6
Spoon into crust. I then grated some chocolate on top. Totally optional...I have also in the past grated a few Andes mints on the top.

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: Irish