To make the crust
Melt butter. Mix in crumbs.
Press into the bottom and sides of a 9" pie plate. Bake @ 350F for
10 minutes. Cool.
Once crust has cooled fill with chocolate ice cream. Freeze until
To make topping
Put cocoa, butter, sugar, whipping
cream & vanilla into a pan. Heat & stir over medium heat until it
boils. Remove from heat. Cool for 10 minutes & then pour over
ice cream. Return to freezer.
Whip cream. Add sugar &
vanilla. Spread on top of pie. Garnish with shaved chocolate &
almonds if desired. Serve.
NOTE: If you can't find coffee ice cream you can dissolve 2 tsp (10
ml) of instant coffee in 4 tsp (20 ml) hot water and mix into soft vanilla