Day 318: The Brits and their Chocolate Cream Pie

When they asked what dessert they could make I recalled my childhood when my mother would make a chocolate cream pie from boxed chocolate pudding. Figuring that would be fun, interesting, easy, and very American I put it to Craig and Lisa as a suggestion. Instead they did some internet research and spent four hours on a from scratch chocolate custard pie with three types of organic chocolate, never understanding my original intention of making it easy and campy for them. Only when the whole thing was coming together at the end did they realize that they could have just used pudding. As Lisa later recounted, "It's fucking chocolate pudding!". It however tasted so much more amazing than that, so today I'M thankful for the misunderstanding. Click to expand.