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An easy, peasy Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie with only 4 ingredients!! So luscious and perfect for the coconut fans in your life.

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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.

Are you annoyed by recipes that require an endless shopping list? Add this yummy coconut ganache pie to your baking list!

4 Ingredient Dessert!

I am a huge fan of easy recipes, especially when they become some of our favorite go-to dishes for dinner or dessert. A couple years ago I shared a flank steak marinade composed of red wine, orange juice and soy sauce. I usually have all the ingredients in the kitchen and it’s perfect to toss on the grill for a quick meal if you remember to marinate the night before.

I was challenged to make another 5 Ingredient or Less recipe. 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.

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Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie | Only FOUR ingredients in this marvelous pie!!

Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie

An easy coconut and chocolate pie with only 4 ingredients!

  • Author: Liz Berg
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert, Pie
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart.
Total time does not include cooling and chilling times.

 

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Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie | Only FOUR ingredients in this marvelous pie!!

Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie

An easy coconut and chocolate pie with only 4 ingredients!

  • Author: Liz Berg
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert, Pie
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart.
Total time does not include cooling and chilling times.

 

 

 

 

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70 comments on “Coconut Crusted Chocolate Ganache Pie”

  1. I love pairing chocolate and coconut. I don’t make pie nearly enough, this is so tempting!

  2. That is gorgeous Liz! I would never believe it was that simple unless I had read it!!

  3. Oh my, that coconut crust looks fabulous. What would you recommend for a non-chocolate filling?

  4. Beautiful!

  5. Chocolate and coconut…I am in love!

  6. I love the coconut crust! Can’t wait to try it out myself.

  7. Coconut lover… here! That coconut crust is spectacular! And that chocolate ganache filling looks so goooood! Yum!

  8. This maybe a little too rich for me. Oh heck, yes I’d like some please!

  9. Where has this pie been all my life? Thank you so much Liz for sharing the recipe. Coconut crust – look out here I come!

  10. Liz,
    this is one of the most GORGEOUS, delectable pies I’ve EVER witnessed. I MUST make and devourrrrrrrr. xxxxxxx

  11. I made this pie once and I loved it. The coconut and chocolate combo was terrific.

  12. Holy cow Liz! This looks like the best thing I’ve seen in a month! It’s an elegant Mounds bar or something fabulous like that.

  13. So in love with that coconut crust!

  14. Such a different dessert and so simple! Love the ganache complimented by the sweet coconut crust.

  15. SO good! This recipe is delicious! Eat this with a cup of coffee and you’re day is perfect.

  16. wow, that crust!!!

  17. I am all over the chocolate, but the coconut crust is genius!

  18. This dessert is EPIC! Wish I could reach through this screen and grab a slice!

  19. I am definitely making this for Thanksgiving ! I love coconut and chocolate this will be our new favorite!

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