Plantation Pecan Pie-Mr Tom,s Recipe

Plantation Pecan Pie-mr Tom,s Recipe

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MR Tom, gave me this recipe some years back.It makes two pies,but I sometimes cut it in half.I have made mini pecan pies with it..I use to go to a Mon and Pop resturant and they servied this pie ,or one like it .Frankly his is better......I am not a lover of meringue ,but this is one that works well....I have made this with Walnuts....

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Serves:
8-16-Depends if you make one or two pies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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    2-9 inch pie crust baked
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    4-cups of pecans
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    5 large eggs ,separated
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    2 cups of sugar
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    4-tbls. flour for thickening
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    2 cups of whole milk
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    1tbs.vanilla extract
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    pinch of salt -
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    1/4 tsp.cream of tartar
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    1tbs.sugar

How to Make Plantation Pecan Pie-Mr Tom,s Recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. 1-Preheat oven to 300 degrees
  2. 2-Lightly toast pecans,before grinding in food processor.(I just chop mine.)
  3. 3-Separate eggs.In small bowl,beat egg yolks ,and add 2 cups of sugar gradually
  4. 4-Add flour and milk alternately.Cook mixture over low heat in medium saucepan,stirring constantly ,untill mixture thickens.
  5. 5-Remove from heat .Beat in pecans,vanilla and salt.
  6. 6.Pour mixture into baked pie crust
  7. 7-Bake for 12 to 15 minutes
  8. 8-Prepare meringue by beating egg whites,cream of tartar and 1 teaspoon sugar untill stiff peaks form.Spread over pecan filling .bake at 400 degrees ,just untill meringue is golden....
  9. Personal note::::I often sprinkle a vew Pecans on top of the meringue,after the meringue is baked ....I sometime will take 4 pecan halfs and place in a circle,to let folks know it is Pecan pie...

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About Plantation Pecan Pie-Mr Tom,s Recipe

Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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