Pecan tart

Pecan tart: A classic coffee date pie with friends. Photo by Keighla Exum on Unsplash

Pecan tart: A classic coffee date pie with friends

Enjoy a classic pecan tart with a cup of coffee any time of the week. Indulge in your love of baking with this easy recipe.

Pecan tart

Pecan tart: A classic coffee date pie with friends. Photo by Keighla Exum on Unsplash

The humble pie isn’t just something that happens to you, but something that’s quite delicious. There are so many versions out there and the USA is quite well-known for its pies. As pecan nuts are native to the Southern states of the USA, they eventually made pies with them. Our pecan tart is just one tasty example of what you can enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea.

Pecan tart suggestions

The pie crust is simple to make and doesn’t need any par baking. The filling is made with simple butter, pecan nuts, eggs, sugar and syrup, keeping it nice and simple. You can also change thing sup as some enjoy a dash of whiskey and chocolate in the filling as well. Serve with a healthy dollop of whipped cream, scoop of ice cream and even some fresh fruits.

Enjoy a classic pecan tart with a cup of coffee any time of the week. Indulge in your love of baking with this easy recipe.

Pecan tart recipe

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Recipe by Gary Dunn Course: DessertCuisine: USADifficulty: Easy
Prep time

20

minutes
Baking Time

40

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

Ingredients

  • 225 g flour

  • 142 g butter

  • 60 g sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 egg yolk

  • For the filling
  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup sugar

  • ½ cup golden syrup

  • ¼ cup melted Butter

  • cups pecan nuts

Method

  • For the crust
  • Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolk. Add flour.
  • For the filling and bacon
  • Beat eggs slightly.
  • Stir-in sugar, syrup and melted butter. Stir-in pecan nuts.
  • Pour into unbaked pie shell.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes at 190°C until filling is slightly firm.
  • The centre may look soft when pie is gently shaken, but will become firm when cool.

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Do you want to make more tasty dessert recipes to enjoy with your friends and family? Have a look at our excellent recipe suggestions for you to try. There are many more old-school recipes like this one. They are published in the Rotary Anns, Dinner at Eight recipe book.

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