An easy, peasy Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie with only 4 ingredients!! So luscious and perfect for the coconut fans in your life.
A 5 Ingredient or Less Challenge
This week’s Sunday Supper challenge was to create a dish using 5 ingredients or less. We had a similar theme a couple years ago when I shared a flank steak marinade composed of red wine, orange juice and soy sauce.
But I couldn’t go savory again. I just couldn’t. It had to be sweet and decadent. After mulling over easy fudge recipes, I couldn’t pass up this coconut crusted chocolate ganache pie inspired by Martha Stewart.
Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie
The toughest part of this recipe was making a nice fluffy rim with the coconut crust. But that was a heck of a lot simpler than rolling out a pastry crust!
The filling entailed pouring hot cream over chopped chocolate and stirring. Easy peasy. The whole pie went together in a snap. And boy was it a hit!
The sweet and chewy crust was filled with creamy, melt in your mouth chocolate ganache. Coconut lovers will swoon! Who wouldn’t love a macaroon crust? And you are all in for an even bigger treat today.
My Sunday Supper friends have all shared a 5 ingredient or less recipes. Are you always pinched for time? Annoyed by recipes that require an endless shopping list? Well, me, too! Be sure to scroll through all the inspiration here today. And thanks to my friend, Alice, of Hip Foodie Mom, for hosting us.Print
Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie
An easy coconut and chocolate pie with only 4 ingredients!
- Prep Time: 20 mins
- Cook Time: 15 mins
- Total Time: 35 minutes
- Yield: 8 servings
- Category: Dessert, Pie
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: American
For the crust:
- 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
- 11 ounces (about 6 cups) sweetened shredded coconut
For the filling:
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 8 ounces semisweet chocolate , finely chopped
- Preheat the oven to 350°. In a food processor, blend butter and one-third of coconut until mixture makes a mass, 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and mix with the rest of the coconut.
- Press coconut mixture into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie plate, leaving top edges less compressed and fluffy. Arrange foil over the rim of crust to prevent burning. Bake until the middle begins to brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove foil and bake until edges are browned, 4 to 5 minutes more. Remove to rack to cool completely.
- Gently melt chocolate and cream in the microwave, stopping and stirring at 30-second increments till melted and smooth. Pour into coconut crust. Refrigerate until filling is set, at least one hour.
Total time does not include cooling and chilling times.
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