bourbon and orange pecan pie

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Ellen Bales
from Indianapolis, IN

This pie is truly decadent, sinful, rich, to-die-for. The name says it all! Recipe & photo: Realsimple.com

serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For bourbon and orange pecan pie

  • 1
    9" pie crust
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 3/4 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    bourbon (or 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    pecan halves
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How To Make bourbon and orange pecan pie

  • 1
    In a large bowl, whisk together the corn syrup, sugar, butter, eggs, bourbon, orange zest, and salt. Mix in the pecans.
  • 2
    Pour the pecan mixture into the pie crust. Set an oven rack on the lowest position and heat oven to 350 degrees. Place the pie plate on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • 3
    Bake until the center is set, about 50 to 55 minutes. Let cool completely to room temperature before serving. Top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
  • 4
    This pie can be made up to one day in advance and stored, loosely covered with plastic wrap, at room temperature.

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