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MISSISSIPPI MUD PIE

Holy chocolate cake how have we never made this before? A Mississippi mud pie is probably the ultimate chocolate recipe. Everyone in the SORTEDfood crew agreed that everyone should try this at least once in their life.

INGREDIENTS

the base

the cake

the pudding

the cream top

STEP-BY-STEP-GUIDE

MAKE THE BASE

Blitz biscuits and mix with the melted butter. Press into a spring form or loose-bottomed 23cm cake tin. Chill.

PREHEAT THE OVEN

Preheat an oven to 180°C.

MAKE THE CAKE

Melt the chocolate and butter in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Whisk the eggs and sugar in a second bowl until they have tripled in volume. Mix the coffee, vanilla and cream together.

COOK THE CAKE

Fold the coffee cream into the eggs along with the chocolate mixture and cocoa powder. Transfer onto the biscuit base. Bake for 35mins at 180°C then cool completely.

MAKE THE PUDDING

Warm all the ingredients for the pudding slowly in a saucepan as you whisk. Transfer to a bowl to cool once it's thickened and bubbled for a minute.

ASSEMBLE AND SERVE

Pour onto the cooling mud pie. Whip up the cream, fold in the caramel and spoon on top. Finish with grated chocolate and a drizzle of chocolate sauce! Serves 12