All posts tagged: maple pecan pie

Naughty Pecan Pie

This was my first attempt at making a pastry based dessert. I usually stick to a light and fluffy sponge cake. However, I decided to try my hand at this Maple Pecan Pie as it is one of my favourites. I suggest blind baking the pastry first for around 5 minutes so that the bottom does not come out soggy and undercooked. It is ridiculously delicious served warm with lashings of double cream! Pecan Pie Whole, originally uploaded by Food For Think. Cream cheese pastry For a 23cm/ 9in tart tin 115g full fat cream cheese (I used Philadelphia) 115g butter, softeed 170g plain flour pinch of salt 1. Mix the butter and cream cheese together – until just combined. Make sure you don’t beat 2. Sift the flour and salt over the cream cheese and butter mixture and stir in 3. Place pastry between 2 sheets of clingfilm or greaseproof paper and roll out – the pastry should be just a few mm thick. 4. Chill in the fridge for 15 minutes 5. Remove …