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Side Saddle Pecan Addiction

Description

Excerpted from "Barbecue Biscuits and Beans" by Bill Cauble and Cliff Teinert – Bright Sky Press

Be careful. This is one of those recipes so good that people begin to expect it from you after the word gets out.

Course:
Dessert
Servings:
12
Level:
Intermediate
Occasion:
Year Round
  • Prep Time:
    10 mins
  • Cook Time:
    1 hr
  • Ready In:
    75 mins

Crust

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation Directions

  1. Preheat Dutch oven to 350°.
  2. Melt butter and place in large mixing bowl.
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix.
  4. Grease a 10-inch round, deep cake pan with nonstick spray.
  5. Spread crust in pan and bake for 20 minutes until crust is puffy and light brown.
  6. Remove from oven and press down fluffy spots and corners.

Filling

  • 12 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup Karo light syrup
  • 1 cup sorghum molasses or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon flour
  • 4 1/2 cups pecan pieces
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla

Preparation Directions

  1. Combine eggs, brown sugar, syrup and molasses. Stir until smooth.
  2. Add flour and stir until well blended and smooth.
  3. Stir in pecans and vanilla.
  4. Pour filling in crust and bake 45 minutes at around 360°.

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