No special meal would be complete with a great dessert! Here is a recipe for an old-time favourite – an easy to make pecan pie!
Homemade pecan pie:
1 cup of dark corn suryp
2 tablespoons of butter,melted
1/2 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of chopped pecans
Pastry shell (see below for instructions for homemade pastry)
In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Stir in the corn syrup, sugar, butter, vanilla and salt. Add pecans and mix well.
Pour into pastry shell. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes. Remove foil. bake 20-25 minutes longer or until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack and store in refrigerator until serving. Top with whipping cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream and enjoy!
Recipe for homemade pastry: