The Perfect Pecan Pie Recipe

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Jul. 06, 2015

Go traditional with this perfect pecan pie this 4th July! Richard Burr shows you how to create this sticky masterpiece that will be sure to please your friends and family this weekend.


Plain flour 200 Gram
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Caster sugar 100 Gram
Unsalted butter 100 Gram
For the filling
Eggs 5 Large
Unsalted butter 75 Gram
Golden caster sugar 100 Gram
Soft brown sugar 50 Gram
Golden syrup 100 Gram
Maple syrup 100 Gram
Vanilla paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Pecan halves 100 Gram
Chopped pecan 200 Gram
Spiced rum 2 Tablespoon



1. Mix flour, sugar and salt together in a bowl.

2. Add cold butter and tease it with the flour to get a crumbly texture.

3. Drop in the eggs and bring together to make dough.

4. Knead the dough a couple of times. Wrap it in a cling film and let it rest in the fridge for about an hour.

5. Meanwhile take maple syrup, golden syrup, golden caster sugar and brown sugar in a pan.

6. Add butter to it and bring everything to boil such that everything is nicely mixed. Let syrup cool completely.

7. Meanwhile, in a separate cup; beat eggs, vanilla extract and rum. Set it aside.

8. Roll out your dough into a pice shell.

9. Place it on a pie plate and chill for 15 minutes in insta freezer. Preheat the oven to 180 F.

10. Line the pie shell with baking paper, add baking stones and bake for about 15 minutes.

11. Remove the parchment paper. Brush with butter.

12. Lower the temperature to 140 F and bake for about 8 minutes or until golden brown. Place it to cool.

13. Pour the egg mixture ifollowed by pecans into the syrup. Mix well to make the filling.

14. Pour the filling over the pie crust. Decorate with pecans on top.

15. Place it in the oven for 35 to 40 minutes.



16. Cool, slice and serve. Enjoy!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 756Calories from Fat 428

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.9%

Saturated Fat 15 g75%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 228 mg9.5%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 46 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet