Pecan Pie

I celebrated Thanksgiving for the first time last week and for the occasion I prepared a pecan pie, made mostly with corn syrup and pecans. Variations can include sugar syrup , molasses or maple syrup , and it is usually served with whipped cream.

The Ingredients
for the pastry
– 250g flour
– 100g butter
– 1 egg
– 100g sugar
– 1 pinch of salt (if your butter is not salted )
– 1 organic lemon
for garnish
– 200g pecan (unsalted)
– 150g of maple syrup
– 60g brown sugar
– 4 eggs
– 50g butter
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
The Recipe
  1. Place the flour in a large bowl and make a well in the middle. In another bowl , mix the sugar, egg and salt.
  2. Pour this mixture into the flour with the lemon zest and mix.
  3. Add the softened butter into small pieces and knead by hand.
  4. Form a ball , then spread with the roller. Put it into a pie pan.
  5. Keep some pecans aside for decoration , and chop the rest .
  6. Mix maple syrup with the sugar and eggs, and vanilla extract .
  7. Add the melted butter and put everything into the mold. Add pecans on top.
  8. Bake 40 minutes at 190 ° C.

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