Pecan Pie Recipe

 

 

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Ok, here it is. Just follow the step-by-step instructions and you'll be on your way to a perfect, pecan pie.

Pecan Pie Ingredients

Pecan Pie Ingredients

 

Pecan Pie Ingredients

This recipe calls for:

1 Cup White Corn Syrup

1 Cup Brown Sugar

1/3 Teaspoon Salt

1/3 Cup Melted Butter

1 Teaspoon Vanilla

3 Eggs

2 Cups Roasted Pecans

 

Pecan Pie Equipment

Pecan Pie Equipment

 

Pecan Pie Equipment

For this recipe, you will need the following utensils:

2 Bowls

Pie Pan

Measuring Cups and Spoons

Spatula (or Spoon), Whisk

Cooling Wrack

Butter for Pecan Pie

Butter

Step One: Melting Butter

 

Put the butter in the microwave until it is completely melted. During this step, preheat your regular oven to 350.

Mixing Pecan Pie Filling

Mixing Pecan Pie Filling

Step two: Mixing

Mix together in the mixing bowl:

1 Cup White Corn Syrup

1 Cup Brown Sugar

1/3 Teaspoon Salt

1/3 Cup Melted Butter

1 Teaspoon Vanilla

 

Beating Eggs for Pecan Pie

Beating Eggs

Step Three: Eggs

Mix (slightly beat) eggs until they look like the ones shown in the picture to the left.

Pouring Eggs into Pecan Pie Filling

Adding Eggs

Step Four: Add Eggs

Add the  eggs to the batter and stir until the batter looks as it did before you added the eggs.

Pecan Pie DoughPecan Pie CrustCutting Pecan Pie Crust

Pie Crust

Step Five: Pecan Pie Crust

Take your pie dough out of the refrigerator, and roll it out till it looks like the picture at the left. It should be about 1/8 of an inch in thickness. Then, apply more flour to the rolling pin. Wrap the dough around the rolling pin, and unroll it onto your pie pan. Cut the excess crust off around the edge of the pie pan so that the crust hangs 1 inch around the edge. We use a pan with a gully around the edge to catch anything that overflows.

Folding Edge of Pecan Pie Crust

Folding edge Under

Step Six: Create The Pie Crust Edge

Pinch around the edge of the pie dough so that it folds in half. If you did not leave a one inch border, you will not have enough dough to do this. If this happened to you, just take it out of the pan and roll it out again properly.

Pinching Edge of Pecan Pie CrustPinching Edge of Pecan Pie CrustPecan Pie Crust

Pecan Pie Crust

Step Seven: Pinching  Edge

Now, go around the edge and pinch it as shown here to create a wave shape. This is an important step; it will impact the final look of your pie. Work with it a little to get the look you see at the left.

Pouring Filling into Pecan Pie

Pouring Filling into Pecan Pie

Step Eight: Filling

Pour the pecan pie filling into pie shell.

Adding Roastd Pecans to Pecan Pie

Sprinkling Roasted Pecans

Step Nine: Roasted Pecans

Sprinkle the 2 cups of roasted pecans on top of the pecan pie filling. Some pecans will sink into the filling; while, others will remain on top. Now, put your pie in a preheated oven set to 350F for 1 hour to an hour and 10 minutes.

Foil around Pecan Pie

Foil

Step Ten: Foil

After the pie has been in the oven for about 30 minutes, take it out, and put strips of tinfoil around the edge to keep the pie crust from burning. Be careful not to spill you pie! The filling is runny and quite hot. Then, put the pie back in the oven.

Test

Step Eleven: Testing Pie

After you put the pie back in the oven, it will need another 30 to 40 minutes. After about 30 minutes (a total of 1 hour in the oven) test the pie to see if it is done. You can test the pie by sticking a knife in the middle. If the knife comes out clean, the pie is done; if it comes out dirty, it needs about 10 more minutes in the oven.

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

Enjoy your masterpiece!

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