Weekend Dessert-ation!

My first encounter with a NO-BAKE PIE was at a Thanksgiving dinner with family. I was blown away by how good it tasted and wanted to find out how the magic happens. After a quick conversation with my aunt and Google I decided to make a French Vanilla Pudding Pie! ๐Ÿ˜€ I ended up making two different pies for two different lunch parties, one with lemon zest and one without! Both equally good. So enjoy this creamy deliciousness… ๐Ÿ˜€

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Ingredients:

  • Pie Crust – 10 Inch Size or 9 Oz/ 255 g (Store Bought). If making from scratch refer;ย http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2015/05/13/how-to-make-a-perfect-graham-cracker-crust/
  • Cream Cheese – 8 Oz/ 226 g (Softened)
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk – 14 Oz Can (Use only half)
  • Pudding Mix – 3.4 Oz (Jello-O, French Vanilla)
  • Whole Milk – 2 Cups
  • Vanilla Extract – 2 Tsp
  • Lemon Zest – 1 Lemon
  • Whipped Cream – 1 Cup (Approx)
  • Chocolate Bar or Chocolate Chips – To Garnish
  • Sprinkles – To Garnish (Optional)

 

Method:

  1. Whisk the pudding and milk together in a medium bowl. Set aside for about 10 min to thicken
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth or creamy. Now add the sweetened condensed milk and beat again until smooth
  3. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix well
  4. Stir the thickened pudding into the cream cheese mixture
  5. Add the lemon zest, vanilla extract and mix well. Now, fill the pie crust evenly
  6. Place in the fridge to chill and set for about 1 hour
  7. ย Spread the whipped cream with a spoon or spatula and using a peeler, shave the milk chocolate or sprinkle Chocolate Chips and sprinkles all over the top
  8. Serve immediately or keep it refrigerated until you serve it

 

Happy Monday everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Tips:

  1. If you don’t have access to the pudding mix you can replace it with any custard mix of your choice

 

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