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Decadent Chocolate Pecan Pie

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Try this luscious variation of a classic pecan pie for a memorable end to your holiday meal. The spicy crunch of a traditional pecan pie nestles on top of a layer of divinely rich chocolate.

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Ingredients

  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • (from 14.1-ounce package)
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • melted
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon
  • Ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Allspice
  • Ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups pecan
  • halves

Details

Servings 10
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°F. Line 9-inch deep dish pie plate with pie crust. Bake 7 minutes. Remove crust from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.

Step 2

Meanwhile, microwave chocolate chips and milk in medium microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Pour chocolate evenly over crust.

Step 3

Beat eggs in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Slowly pour mixture over chocolate layer. Place ring of foil around edges of crust to prevent over-browning.

Step 4

Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until filling is puffed and center is still soft enough to move when shaken gently. Cool on completely wire rack.

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INGREDIENTS

  •  1.3 cups beetroot
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 4/5 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Melted dark chocolate

METHOD

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. 
  2. Put the beetroot, eggs, oil and lemon juice in a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the flour and sugar.
  4. Add the blended beetroot mixture, and mix until smooth. 
  5. Add the baking powder and mix until fully incorporated. 
  6. Pour the batter into silicone cake moulds. 
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, or until you a pick comes out clean. 
  8. Top with melted dark chocolate, and enjoy!

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