Hi Bold Bakers!
Heading into the holidays, Baking Season is in full swing! At the top of your dessert list will be my Best Ever Pecan Pie. After the success of my Best Ever Brownies and Best Ever Banana Bread, I’ve decided to celebrate my favorite time of year with the recipe for my very Best Ever Pecan Pie!
To be honest with you, pie itself is not my favorite thing to bake! That said, this Best Ever Pecan Pie is in a league of its own. With a flaky, buttery crust, toasted pecans, and a caramel custard-like center…get ready for a real treat. Whether you’re a chocoholic, cookie monster, cake lover or ice cream fiend, I bet you can always go for a big slice of warm homemade pecan pie. Add it to your list of favorites!
Lots of people I know have never made a Pecan Pie, most have bought it from the store, thinking it can not be improved upon. Well let this recipe for my Best Ever Pecan Pie be the proof that homemade makes all the difference and is totally worth it!
This really is as simple as making my Homemade Pie Crust then filling it with a mixture of whole toasted pecans, egg, brown sugar and maple syrup. No corn starch or unnatural ingredients needed. This Best Ever Pecan Pie packs so much flavor and comfort while being so simple to make.
Whether it’s for Thanksgiving, Christmas or a special dinner party, this recipe for Best Ever Pecan Pie will become one of your go-to recipes. If this is something you’ve never made before, I promise, you will never buy another from the store again.
And if you love Pecan Pie but don’t want to make a whole one you have to try my Microwave Mug Pecan Pie version!
- 1 recipe pie crust
- 6 egg yolks
- ½ cup (5oz/142g) golden syrup (or maple syrup)
- 2/3 cup (4 oz/115g) dark brown sugar
- 6 tablespoons (3oz/90g) butter, melted
- ¼ cup (2floz/57ml) cream
- 2 cups (10oz/284g) pecans, chopped and toasted
Preheat the oven to 350oF (180oC) then line a 9 inch pie tin with either a store bought crust or my best ever pie crust recipe, set aside.
Combine the egg yolks, syrup, brown sugar, butter and cream in a bowl. Add in the pecans and whisk until smooth.
Pour the pecan mix into your prepared pie shell.
Bake the pie for 30 minutes or until the center of the filling is a little wobbly in the middle and just set around the edges.
Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
Cover and store at room temperature for up to 4 days.
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