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Upside Down Hot Fudge Sundae Pie


3 hours
Skill Level
1 pie

This Upside Down Hot Fudge Sundae Pie recipe made with rich HERSHEY'S Cocoa is the ideal chilled treat you need, right alongside a scoop of delicious ice cream. A flaky crust and a chilled chocolate filling make this a tasty, yet unique dessert that you can treat friends and family to. Don't forget to top this Upside Down Hot Fudge Sundae Pie recipe with your favorite ice cream and drizzle with hot fudge or garnish with a sliced banana.  This recipe is the perfect baking experience for beginners! Check out even more beginner-friendly pie recipes on this page for 9 Quick and Easy Pie Recipes.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
35 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours


  • 2/3 cup
    butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup
  • 2
  • 1/4 cup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1
    pie crust unbaked 9 inch
  • 2
    banana, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 cups
    ice cream (any flavor)
  • 1 cup
    whipped topping

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven & stovetop oven & stovetop
saucepan saucepan
mixing bowl mixing bowl
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
whisk whisk
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F.


Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir together eggs, milk and vanilla. Add egg mixture to cocoa mixture; stir with whisk until smooth and slightly thickened. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, flour and salt to cocoa mixture; stir with whisk until smooth. Pour mixture into unbaked crust.


Bake 30 to 35 minutes until edges are set (center will be soft). Cool about 2 hours. Just before serving, garnish each serving with banana slices, ice cream and whipped topping.


Drizzle with hot fudge or caramel topping for extra gooey goodness.

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