Recipe for Pecan Pie made with Golden Syrup
Short Crust Pastry for Base
- 2 Cups Flour
- 125g Cold Butter
- 125ml Iced Water
- 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
- ½ Teaspoon Salt
Pecan Nut Mixture
- 125g Pecan Nuts
- 60g butter
- 150g Brown Sugar
- 2 Large beaten eggs
- 100ml Golden syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Sift Flour & Salt.
Cut butter into small cubes and rub into flour till it resembles breadcrumbs.
Mix water & lemon juice into flour mix to make a stiff dough and knead it well.
Cling it and refrigerate for 1 hour.
After an hour roll out dough on a floured surface to about 3mm in thickness then roll out onto a greased 23cm to 25cm pie dish and blind bake.
Poke the base with a fork and place a sheet of greaseproof paper over the pastry and sprinkle dried beans over it. Bake for 10 minutes.
Remove beans and paper. Arrange pecan nuts on the pastry.
Lightly beat the melted butter, sugar, and eggs together.
Add Golden syrup & vanilla while beating till foamy.
Pour egg mixture over nuts.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C / 350F for 40 to 45 minutes.
Leave to cool before removing from pan.
Amount Per Serving Calories 523Total Fat 32gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 16gCholesterol 96mgSodium 316mgCarbohydrates 56gFiber 2gSugar 26gProtein 6g
Please note, I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition information on this blog, EsmeSalon, has been calculated by using an online calculator and is intended for information and guidance purposes only. If the nutrition information is important to you, please be advised that you should consider calculating it yourself, using your preferred tool.
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