Billy Miner Pie (Trove's version)

Trove's Rendition of The Keg's Billy Miner Pie

Our family has enjoyed a lot of The Keg's billy miner pie over the years, so we thought it was a perfect recipe to share! This is an easy billy miner pie recipe with big flavors of espresso, chocolate, caramel, and almond that will be sure to impress your family and friends. Give it a try and let us know how it goes! We've made this recipe several times for our family, and it is one of their favorite recipes yet! We hope it becomes a go-to for you as well.


  • 1c + 1/3c oreo crumbs (or any chocolate cookie crumbs)
  • 1/2c roasted almonds, thinly sliced
  • 1/2c (100g) brick style cream cheese
  • 1 can (300ml) sweetened condensed milk
  • 500 ml heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp instant coffee
  • 3 tbsp hot water

For the chocolate ganache:

  • 2/3c (125g) dark chocolate
  • 2/3c (125g) semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1c (250ml) heavy cream
  • 1-2 tbsp coffee liqueur


  1. Toast almonds 350 degrees for 5-8 min until lightly browned
  2. Make the chocolate ganache:
    • Add semi sweet and dark chocolate into heavy cream (1c).
    • Microwave at 30 second intervals and mix until smooth
    • Add in coffee liqueur
    • Set aside
  3. Whisk heavy cream (2c) and vanilla extract until soft peaks form, set aside.
  4. Mix espresso powder with water, set aside
  5. Mix together cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk
  6. Add espresso powder/water mixture into cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk mixture.
  7. Fold in whipped cream

Cake Assembly:

  1. Add thin layer of mocha cream to the pan
  2. Sprinkle some oreo crumbs - about 1/4 c
  3. Sprinkle some toasted almonds
  4. Pour in some chocolate ganache
  5. Pour over caramel sauce
  6. Repeat until number of desired layers is reached (you can make layers thicker or thinner depending how many layers you want)
  7. Add final layer of cream and top with oreo crumbs
  8. Freeze for minimum of 6 hours

Before Serving:

  1. Flip cake upside down on your serving platter/cake stand
  2. Drizzle remaining chocolate ganache and salted caramel sauce on top
  3. Sprinkle remaining toasted almonds on top to finish

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August 08, 2023 — Trove Desserts

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