A sweet, buttery cocoa filling is poured into a prepared pie pan and baked. While still hot, holes are pricked in the pie and a luscious fudge sauce is spread over the top. Sweetened whipped cream is then spooned over the fudge layer, and more sauce is dr
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup hot fudge topping
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a pie plate well.
Combine sugar and butter or margarine in a mixing bowl. Blend in vanilla, salt, and beaten eggs. Stir in flour and cocoa . Stir in nuts. Pour mixture into pan.
Bake 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted halfway between center and edge comes out clean. Immediately prick holes in pie; spread fudge sauce over top. Cool.
Beat cold whipping cream and confectioners' sugar in a chilled bowl until peaks form; spread over fudge sauce. Drizzle pie with additional fudge sauce. Refrigerate.