11.23.2007

Not so sweet pecan pie

Pecan pie including three delicious recipes for this popular pecan nut pie.

Not so sweet pecan pie


Ingredients
  • 1 chilled unbaked 9 inch shortcrust pastry pie shell (see shortcrust pastry)
  • 1¼ cups of chopped pecans
  • 1 cup of light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp of flour
  • 2 tbsp of melted butter
  • 1 tbsp of molasses
  • 1 tsp of vanilla essence
  • pinch of salt
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F/190°C.
  2. Line a 9 inch pastry case with the shortcrust pastry and layer the bottom of the pastry with the pecans.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients until thoroughly combined.
  4. Pour the mixture evenly over the pecans.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 - 45 minutes or until the mixture has set and is firm. Keep an eye on the pastry and check that it does not brown too much or burn.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before serving.
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