Monday, 13 February 2012

The best pecan pie ever!

Hello food lovers,

Do you love pies? Do you love pecans? Well you're in luck because our friend Mahmoud makes the best pecan pie you will ever taste and he has agreed to share his famous recipe with us! Although originally Jordanian, Mahmoud studied in the US for many years and brought this recipe back with him all the way from Nebraska. We have to admit, if you're looking for something light this isn't for you but you will be sorry if you don't give it a try. It certainly changed our lives forever! Thank you Mahmoud, your pie rocks!  Scroll down for full recipe.  

Mahmoud's pie before baking

Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
The pie, or what's left of it!
Mahmoud sampling his dessert. Verdict: yum!

Ingredients (serves 8)
3 large eggs 
1 tsp of vanilla extract 
1 cup of dark brown sugar 
1 cup of dark corn syrup 
2 tbsp melted butter 
1 cup of pecans 
1 roll of pie crust 
1) Stir the first 5 ingredients thoroughly
2) Add half of the pecans to the mix 
3) Pour the mix into the pie crust 
4) Add the rest of the pecans  
5) Bake on center rack for 60-70 minutes at 180C / 350F

Cool for 2 hours and serve with vanilla ice cream 

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