Sunday, August 20, 2017

PECAN AND ALMOND PIE

This Decadant dessert recipe, and pic credit goes to Shamshaad Gani, Who kindly shared this with us.  Sweet tooth that I am, This is one dessert I would love to try.

Doesn't this Pecan and Almond Pie look yummmmmmm😍


Pecan & Almond Pie :
Shamshaad Gani 
(Via WATALOTWEGOT)

Pastry case:
125 gr butter
2 T icing sugar 
1T lemon juice 
Rind from 1 lemon
3T cold water 
2 cups flour 

Method 

Rub butter & flour in . Add other ingred . Mix well . Knead 
Roll on a well floured surface . Roll 2 rounds Line 2 pie pans/ small spring form pan . 
Use spray & cook . Place the rolled out dough into the pans . Prick with a fork . 
Bake blind on 170*c for +- 15 min. Set aside .

Pecan & Almond Filling : ( quantities are per pie ) 

1/4 cup water
3T brown sugar
3 T maple syrup 
10 fresh dates ( the frozen variation) mashed
3 T butter
3 T desiccated coconut 
3 T raw nibbed almonds
3 T chopped pecan nuts
1 t cinnamon pwd 
1/4 t nutmeg 
1/4 t salt

Boil water , dates,sugar , salt,syrup & butter 
Allow to boil rapidly for 5 min . Add in coconut, pecans & almonds. Cook for 1 min . Set aside 

Pour filling into pie crust . Bake for 10 min on 170•c . Remove from oven . Top with pecans & almond . Sprinkle lightly with brown sugar & cinnamon pwd . Bake for a further 15 min . Cool . Remove from pan & serve with whipped fresh cream 

NOTE
* T = TABLESPOON
* t = teaspoon
* gr = Grams