Southern Chocolate Pecan Pie


  • 1 pkg. (4-oz.) Baker’s German’s sweet chocolate
  • 3 Tblsp. butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp. instant coffee
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell
  • Coffee flavored topping
  1. Melt chocolate with butter in saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Stir in coffee. Remove from heat.
  2. Combine sugar and syrup in saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat and boil gently for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat. Add chocolate mixture. Pour slowly over eggs, stirring constantly. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Pour into pie shell.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes, or until filling is completely puffed across top. Cool.
  5. Garnish with Coffee-Flavored Topping and pecan halves, if desired.

Coffee-Flavored Topping:

  1. Combine 1 tsp. instant coffee, 1 Tblsp. sugar, 1/4 tsp. vanilla & 1/2 cup heavy cream in small bowl. Beat just until soft peaks form.


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