Chocolatiers Pumpkin Pie

An unusual but delicious combination of chocolate, pumpkin and spices.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 to 60 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup Karo┬« Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin
  • 1 (9-inch unbaked deep-dish pie crust
  • Whipped cream, chocolate shavings (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Heat cream in a small saucepan over medium high heat until just beginning to bubble. Remove from heat; add chocolate chips and corn syrup. Cover and let stand 3 to 5 minutes. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and smooth.
  3. Mix brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl. Add eggs and beat slightly. Whisk in pumpkin and chocolate-cream mixture; blend well. Pour filling into crust.
  4. Bake 10 minutes at 425°F. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F; continue baking 40 to 50 minutes until center is just set but still slightly soft. Cool on wire rack for at least 1 hour.
  5. Serve with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, if desired.
  6. TIP: You may use 1-3/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice in place of the cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves and nutmeg. Flavor will be slightly different.