20% Off Mother's Day Sale on orders $35+ ends Sunday. Use code MD22 at checkout. (Other terms apply.)

Chocolate Praline Pie Recipe

November 15, 2021

Chocolate Praline Pie Recipe

Impress your friends and family this holiday season with our Chocolate Praline Pie recipe with a praline caramel and chocolate ganache that is out of this world!

Prep Time: 5 minutes (plus chilling)

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ready In: 4 hours

Serves: 10

Ingredients

For praline caramel:

For chocolate ganache:

To assemble:

  • 1 (9-inch) Pie Shell, or pre-made pie crust
  • Extra Chopped Pralines for Garnish
  • Whipped Cream to Serve

Instructions

For praline caramel:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and bake pie shell for 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  2. Remove and set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, bring sugar, cane syrup, and water to a boil. Let boil without stirring.
  4. Use pastry brush dipped in water to wipe down sides of saucepan occasionally, until mixture turns light amber in color. Remove from heat and whisk in heavy cream. (If caramel has lumps, return to heat briefly and continue whisking until smooth.)
  5. Stir in butter, salt and vanilla. Pour caramel into tart shell and sprinkle over chopped pralines.
  6. Transfer to refrigerator to chill for 20 minutes.

For chocolate ganache and assembly:

  1. Bring heavy cream to simmer in a saucepan set over medium heat.
  2. Add chocolate chips and stir until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth.
  3. Add vanilla and stir to combine.
  4. Pour chocolate mixture over caramel praline layer and place in refrigerator for 3 hours.
  5. Garnish with extra chopped pralines and serve with freshly whipped cream.




Also in Recipes

New Orleans Red Beans & Rice Recipe
New Orleans Red Beans & Rice Recipe

May 05, 2022

In New Orleans, red beans are a Monday classic. My Mother really did do the wash on Monday. It was an all day affair for her. She played the soap operas on our floor model radio.

Continue Reading

Bananas Foster Recipe
Bananas Foster Recipe

April 05, 2022

The bananas are cooked in a bubbling pan of dark brown sugar, butter, rum, banana liquor, and cinnamon and served over ice cream in this deliciously simple–yet elegant–dessert.

Continue Reading

Joe's Stuff Dip
Joe's Stuff Dip

February 13, 2022

Joe’s Stuff is the New Orleans School of Cooking’s original season blend. We find that it’s the perfect mix of spices to add flavor to any dish. It’s used in most of our recipes here at the school, and we especially love it for Joe’s Stuff Dip. Use this dip recipe for holiday parties, tailgates, or any other event.

Continue Reading