Pecan Pie Recipe

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serves:

8

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 1000 kCal 50%
Fat 62g 89%
  -  Saturates 22g 110%

Ingredients

  • 350g (12oz) pecans (or walnuts)
  • 55g (2oz) bitter chocolate, grated
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 350ml (12fl oz) good maple syrup
  • 4 large eggs
  • 300g (10½oz) granulated sugar
  • 115g (4oz) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 x 23cm (9in) sweet shortcrust pastry case, baked blind

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 170 C, 325 F, gas 3.

  • Place the nuts, grated chocolate, vanilla extract, salt and maple syrup in a bowl. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl, then stir into the nut mixture together with the sugar. Finally, add the melted butter and stir well.

  • Pour into the prepared pastry case and bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until set in the middle. Allow to cool completely before cutting.

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