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Pecan Pie with Chocolate-Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Pecan Pie with Chocolate-Cinnamon Whipped Cream


  • 2 cups whipping cream

  • 1 shot orange liqueur such as  Grand Marnier brand (buy a tiny bottle, a nip, if you like)

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, (eyeball it in your palm)

  • 2 pinches chili powder or ground cayenne

  • 1 baking bar semisweet chocolate (3-ounce), chopped such as Ghiradelli brand

  • 2 store bought pecan pies, serve warm or chilled, as you like


Whip cream, liqueur, cinnamon and chili powder together until stiff peaks form.

Melt chocolate in a medium bowl in microwave until smooth, check on it every 10 seconds over 45 seconds, cooking on high. Cool to the touch.

Stir 1/4 of the whipped cream into the chocolate until totally combined then fold in the rest of the whipped cream in small batches.

Cut pie, top with cream and serve immediately.