This pie filling can be used for pies, tarts, tartlets or even served in ramekins without a crust. Made with browned butter, maple syrup, toasted pecans, and a touch of bourbon or rum, this recipe is full of flavor. Baked on a low temperature and removed from the oven before it is baked completely, the filling is silky smooth. Perfect for the holiday table. This is especially appropriate for Thanksgiving, since it uses maple syrup, Bourbon and pecans – all traditionally American ingredients, important in American history.
INGREDIENTS FOR THE BEST PECAN PIE FILLING RECIPE
We make the browned butter from Horizon Organics butter. We think Horizon products taste better than any other dairy products we have tried. And this also helps to make this recipe sustainable.
We use a grade B maple syrup, because we want the maple flavor. The grade B means it is darker and has more maple flavor than grade A. It doesn’t mean it is not as good as grade A.
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The best pecan pie filling is made with maple syrup, browned butter and a touch of bourbon.
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