Black Bottom Oatmeal Pie

Pies & Tarts
November 8, 2021
Pies & Tarts
November 8, 2021

Black Bottom Oatmeal Pie

  • Prep time: 20 min
  • Cook time: 1 hr
  • Total time: 1 hr 20 min

If you’re looking for a unique Thanksgiving pie, this it. Made with a thick chocolate ganache bottom and a caramelly toasted oat filling, this black bottom oatmeal pie basically tastes like a chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. 

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Black Bottom Oatmeal Pie

If you’re looking for a unique Thanksgiving pie, this it. Made with a thick chocolate ganache bottom and a caramel-y toasted oat filling, this black bottom oatmeal pie basically tastes like a chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie.

black bottom oatmeal pie

Black Bottom Oatmeal Pie

Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, chocolate cream pie…I mean they’re good, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes you want to shake things up and have something really special and tasty. If you’re looking for a unique pie to whip up for Thanksgiving this year, this black bottom oatmeal pie is it. It basically tastes like a gooey oatmeal chocolate chip cookie in a pie. Top it of with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and you’re in for a real treat.

black bottom oatmeal pie

What is a black bottom oatmeal pie?

Made popular by Four and Twenty Blackbirds, black bottom oatmeal pie has a similar fudgy, caramelly flavor of a pecan pie, but instead of pecans you’ll use toasted oats. The result is a hearty, buttery oatmeal pie. And the best part? It’s all atop a thick layer of chocolate ganache. It pretty much tastes like eating an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie enveloped in a buttery pie crust. You’ll love it. It’s also a great nut free alternative to pecan pie!

black bottom oatmeal pie

What do you need to make black bottom oatmeal pie?

Like pecan pie, you’ll need corn syrup, eggs, and sugar, but instead of pecans you’ll use toasted oats. You’ll need a few extra ingredients for the chocolate ganache layer, but considering how fancy this oatmeal pie tastes

  • Unbaked Pie Crust
  • Heavy Cream
  • Semisweet Chocolate
  • Old Fashioned Oats
  • Light Brown Sugar
  • Ground Ginger
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Corn Syrup
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Eggs

black bottom oatmeal pie with chocolate layer

If you’re looking to switch up your Thanksgiving pie line up this year, this black bottom oatmeal pie is made just for you!

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Black Bottom Oatmeal Pie

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If you’re looking for a unique Thanksgiving pie, this it. Made with a thick chocolate ganache bottom and a caramel-y toasted oat filling, this black bottom oatmeal pie basically tastes like a chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie.

If you’re looking for a unique Thanksgiving pie, this it. Made with a thick chocolate ganache bottom and a caramel-y toasted oat filling, this black bottom oatmeal pie basically tastes like a chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie.

  • Author: Sofi | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: american
  • Author: Sofi | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: american
Scale:
  • Author: Sofi | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: american

Ingredients

for the pie crust

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter cold, cut into cubes
  • 34 tablespoons ice cold vodka or water
  • 1 egg, for egg wash

for the oatmeal pie

  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 2/3 cup cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup corn syrup (we used dark, but any kind will work!)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature

Instructions

  1. Place the flour, sugar, and salt in a food processor. Add the cold butter cubes to the food processor and pulse until the mixture resembles wet sand and no large chunks of butter remain.
  2. Add in the ice cold vodka (or water), one tablespoon at a time. If your dough has come together, don’t add any more vodka. You want just enough to bind the dough. Mix until just combined.
  3. Turn the dough out of the food processor and form into a flat oval disk and wrap in plastic wrap. Place in fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  4. When you’re ready to make your pie, turn the dough out on a floured surface and roll out into a large circle to about an 1/8th of inch thickness. Place the pie dish face down onto the dough circle and use a sharp knife to cut a border 2 inches wider than the pie dish.
  5. Roll the dough over your rolling pin, until it’s fully wrapped around. Unroll the dough over the dish, centering it. Roll the excess dough on the edges in and under towards the dish, like a sleeping bag. Use your fingers to press the dough, sealing it to create a thick outer crust
  6. Crimp the dough, making a “v” with two fingers one hand on the outside of the pie crust and the index finger of the opposite hand to make an indent in the pie crust. Repeat around the pie until the entire crust is crimped.
  7. In a small bowl whisk together an egg and a teaspoon of water. Use a pastry brush to brush the edges of the pie crust. Place in the fridge while you prep the rest of the pie.
  8. Preheat the oven to 350°F and spread the oats evenly out onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.  Toast for 15 minutes or until the oats emit a nutty aroma and are lightly golden brown. Allow to cool completely.
  9. Place the finely chopped chocolate in a shallow bowl. In a saucepan heat up the cream until scalding. Pour the hot cream over the chocolate pieces and let set for 5 minutes. Use a small spatula to stir together until smooth and creamy. Spoon into your pie crust, smoothing into one layer.
  10. In a large bowl, stir together the sugar, ginger, salt, melted butter, corn syrup, vanilla and cider.
  11. Add the eggs in one at time, whisking in between each addition.
  12. Add the toasted oats and stir to coat the oats evenly. Pour the mixture on top of the ganache layer.
  13. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour or until golden brown and mostly set. Allow to cool completely before serving!

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