Pecan Pie
Enjoy this rich, dense, pecan pie with some delicious maple-flavoured whipped cream.
  Serves:  12       Print   FavoriteLoading Add to My Favourites
Ingredients
  • 250 g (8 oz) pie pastry
  • 200 g (7 oz) pecan nuts
  • 200 g (7 oz) brown sugar
  • 125 ml (4 fl oz) golden syrup, dark corn syrup or light molasses
  • 100 g (3½ oz) butter, cut into pieces
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla plavouring
  • ¼ tsp salt
For the maple whipped cream
  • 280 ml (10 fl oz) whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Place the butter, sugar and syrup in a pan and heat gently with stirring. Once the mixture starts to boil remove from the heat and allow to cool, stirring from time to time.
  2. Line a 9″ (23 cm) pie dish with the pastry. Arrange the pecan nuts in the pastry case, keeping a few back for decoration.
  3. Beat the eggs in a bowl together with the salt and vanilla flavouring. Add it to the lukewarm sugar/syrup mixture and beat well.
  4. Pour the mixture carefully into the pie case. Bake at 180°C for 40-45 minutes.
  5. Remove the pie from the oven and allow to cool. You can decorate the pie with the remaining pecans.
  6. For the maple whipped cream beat together the whipping cream and maple syrup until it forms soft peaks.
Titli's Tips
Serve in slices. You can also serve this with ice cream.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 474 23%
Calories from Fat 303
Total Fat 33.7g 51%
Saturated Fat 13.0g 65%
Unsaturated Fat 18.6g
   
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 42.4g 14%
Dietary Fibre 2.0g 8%
Sugars 21.8g
Protein 4.1g 8%
Cholesterol 90.8mgs 30%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.