1In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in coffee, half & half, egg, pumpkin pie mix, vanilla and orange zest until just combined.
2Pour about 1" oil in large skillet. Heat to 375 degrees.
Pour about 1/3 cup batter thru funnel. Swirling in a circular motion. Fry about 1 1/2 - 2 minutes. Turn. Fry about 1 - 1 1/2 minutes or until golden. Remove. Place on paper toweling. Keep warm.
3In small bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, butter, and 2 tablespoons half & half. Stir well. Add additional cream to thin if necessary. Drizzle a generous tablespoon over funnel cake. Top each with a generous tablespoon candied pecans. Serve immediately.