Chocolate Strawberry Oasis Pie
For Crust
  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 6tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 50g dark chocolate chocolatechopped
  • 200g chocolate ripple biscuits
  • 500g strawberriestrimmed and halved
For Filling:
  • 2/3cup sugar
  • 1/4cup corn flour
  • 2tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 2 1/2cups full fat
  • 180g dark chocolatechopped
  • 1/2tablespoon bourbon
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Lightly spray a 20cm pie dish with nonstick spray. Place the butter and chopped chocolate in a microwave safe bowl, heat on high for 30 seconds or until just melted. Stir until smooth.
  2. Finely grind biscuits in processor. Add chocolate mixture and process until crumbs are evenly moistened. Press crumb mixture into prepared pie dish. Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.
  3. Arrange strawberry halves in a single layer in the bottom of the crust.
For filling, whisk sugar, corn flour, cocoa powder, spices, and salt in heavy medium saucepan to combine.
  1. Whisk in egg yolks to form thick paste. Gradually whisk in milk, then whisk over medium-high heat until mixture thickens and boils 1 minute.
  2. Remove from heat. Add chocolate and whisk until smooth. Whisk in bourbon and vanilla.
  3. Cool 5 minutes, whisking occasionally.
  4. Pour filling over strawberries until level with the top edge of the crust (you may not use all the filling).
  5. Chill until set, at least 2 hours and up to 1 day.
  6. Top with fresh whipped cream and more strawberries and enjoy!