Here is a wonderful dessert from Master Chef Robert Sturm for anyone that needs an indulgent break from your New Year’s resolution diet.  Just be careful; it can be very tempting to keep making more.

Cara Operations, Ltd., Ontario, Canada

Made with:

Häagen-Dazs Vanilla and Chocolate Mudslide Pie

Serves: 1 – 2


1 Slice Vanilla Mudslide Pie

1 Slice Coffee Mudslide Pie


Whipped Cream

Rose Petals, Chiffonade

Toasted Crepe Strips

As Needed:

Balsamic Syrup (recipe)

Chocolate Sauce (recipe)

Carmel Peanut Butter Sauce (recipe)

Melba Sauce (recipe)


1. All sauces are best used in plastic bottles with pointed squeeze top. Criss-Cross a Square Pattern on your plate using the Balsamic Syrup. Fill In the Squares with your different sauces.


2. Place the two slices of Häagen-Dazs Mudslide Pie on the plate as shown in the photograph.


3. Decorate with whipped cream. Crown with sugar decoration, using whip cream as anchor.


4. Decorate plate with rose petals, and toasted crepe strips.