Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

My favorite new combination! Transforms the ordinary dessert into the subline.


  1. Combine chocolate, cream, butter and chili pepper in a heavy sauce pan.
  2. Cook over very low heat until all the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Serve warm or cold.
  4. Can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks and gently reheated.
Most Helpful

Wonderfully different. After seeing the mixing of chocolate and chili powder in the movie "Chocolate" I was intrigued by this recipe. At first I wasn't sure what I thought of the taste, but the chili powder really compliments the flavor of the chocolate, and I kept going back for another taste and another and another and... you get the picture. ;) Anyhow, I made a basic, single layer chocolate cake (Better Homes and Gardens version) and served the slices in a puddle of this sauce with a sprinkling of cinnamon on top. The family loved it. DH and DS ate two helpings. Next time I might try topping the cake with cinnamon whipped cream. Anyway... This is one for the cookbook. THANKS!!!

BothFex November 18, 2002

Really wonderful. It transforms plain old ice cream into some special. I sprinkled candied pecans on top and some real whipped cream and it was a dessert worthy of a restaurant. Thanks.

Vicki in AZ October 14, 2006