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Monday, 23 December 2013

Sweet Pastry Case

8 oz plain flour
4 oz butter
3 oz sugar
1 large egg
drop milk

Pre heat oven to 180 degrees C.

Crumb together the butter & flour, either by hand or with a mixer.  Add the sugar.

Mix in the egg & enough milk to form soft dough.

Roll to correct size and line a 9” tin.  Fill with parchment and baking beans and cook for 20-25 minutes.

Pecan Pie


Image & recipe taken from www.bbc.co.uk

4oz unslated butter
4 oz golden syrup
1 tsp vanilla exctract
8 oz soft brown sugar (dark is best)
3 free-range eggs, beaten
1 pie crust (see other recipe)
10 oz pecan nuts

Pre heat oven to 180 degrees celcius

Place butter, surym, sugar & vanilla in a pan and slowly melt together.  When melted, remove from heat and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes

Add the beaten eggs into the mixture and stir well

Arrange the pecan nuts in the pie crust & pour the syrup mixture on top

Place in preheated oven and bake for 40 – 45 minutes.