Erin Go Bragh Pie

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What You Need:

  • 2/3 C cold water
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin powder
  • 2 T sugar
  • 2 t instant coffee
  • 2 t Irish whiskey
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 2 C coffee flavored ice cream, softened
  • 11/2 C whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (6 oz.) prepared chocolate pie crust

How to Make It:

  1. Pour the cold water into a small saucepan.
  2. Sprinkle the gelatin powder into the cold water.
  3. Let the gelatin stand in the water for 1 minute without disturbing it.
  4. Place the pan over low heat and cook for 5 minutes, stirring continuously, until the gelatin has completely dissolved.
  5. Add in the sugar and coffee and stir until completely dissolved.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat and blend in the whisky.
  7. Add the vanilla and stir well to combine.
  8. Place the ice cream into the blender.
  9. Cover and blend until the ice cream becomes very smooth.
  10. Add the gelatin mixture and continue blending until mixed into the ice cream well.
  11. Pour the mixture into a bowl and allow it to stand 2 minutes or until the mixture mounds when dropped with a spoon.
  12. Fold in the whipped topping until completely blended in.
  13. Spread the mixture into the prepared pie crust evenly.
  14. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.

Serves: 8

Garnish the top of your pie with some green mints that have been coarsely crushed. Any leftovers must be stored in the refrigerator and are good for up to 2 days.