You are here: Home » Recipes » Mexican Chocolate Spiced Pie Mexican Chocolate Spiced Pie Recipe by mimi2randg Yield 10 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 1 unit refrigerated pie crust1/4 cup sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided use1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper2 cups half-and-half4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped1 units whole egg + 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten together2 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon vanilla2 1/2 cups sweetened whipped cream Instructions Preheat oven to 450º. Prepare pie crust as directed on package for a (9”) one-crust pie, baking until golden, cool. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, stir together sugar, cornstarch, 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon and cayenne. Whisk in half-and-half and stir in chocolate. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, cook another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and slowly pour half of the hot mixture into egg mixture, whisking constantly. Return and whisk egg mixture back into saucepan, cook and stir until mixture barely bubbles. Reduce heat, cook and stir another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in butter and vanilla. Pour hot filling into pie shell; cover and chill at least 4 hours. Serve pie with sweetened whipped cream and a sprinkle of remaining cinnamon. Makes 10 servings.