Chocolate pecan pie

Recipe from: 2/20/2003 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 14
Servings 10
Time

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 250
    g
    cake flour
  • 125
    g
    cold butter, diced
  • 50
    ml
    icing sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 50
    ml
    ice-cold water
  • FILLING
  • 250
    ml
    cocoa powder
  • 25
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 410
    g
    (1 can) evaporated milk
  • 750
    g
    soft brown sugar
  • 4
    extra-large eggs
  • 50
    ml
    melted butter
  • 100
    g
    pecan nuts
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
Crust
Place all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the mixture forms a ball around the blade.
Remove from the food processor, press the dough together and press into one greased 24-26 cm loose-bottomed pie tin or two 20 cm loose-bottomed tins.
Prick the base of the crust all over.
Chill until needed.
Filling
Beat all the ingredients except the pecan nuts together and spoon into the prepared crust.
Arrange pecan nut halves around the edge of the pie and crumble the rest on top.
Place the pie on a low shelf in the oven and bake for 45 minutes or until the filling is cooked and set.
Leave to cool and serve lukewarm or cold with cream or ice cream.
 

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