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    Southern Belle Chocolate Praline Pecan Pie

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 15 mins

    25 mins

    50 mins

    Georgia Girl's Note:

    This is an unusual pecan pie because it uses only brown sugar--no corn syrup. This gives it a wonderful consistentcy, and this is my most requested dessert of all time. I always have to take 2 extras to family gatherings so everyone can take some home. I got the original recipe from my aunt, but I have added the cocoa, more pecans, more eggs, the alcohol and changed other ingredient amounts over the years, so I consider it my creation now.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    pies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
    2. 2
      Melt the butter and set aside.
    3. 3
      Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl.
    4. 4
      Sift the brown sugar into the eggs (yes, sift) and mix well.
    5. 5
      Add the remaining ingredients except for the pecan halves and mix thoroughly.
    6. 6
      NOTE: If you don't want to add the 2 Tablespoons of alcohol, then increase the vanilla extract amount to 1 Tablespoon.
    7. 7
      Distribute the pie filling evenly between the 3 pie crusts, and decorate the tops of each pie with 6 pecan halves in a pinwheel pattern.
    8. 8
      Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes then reduce the heat to 350 degrees and bake for another 35 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 26, 2004

      55

      A terrific addition to my Thanksgiving repertoire! The chocolate flavor is very subtle and the amaretto and very soft (I didn't sift) brown sugar gave it a wonderful smoothness. I bought a 2 lb. bag of sugar, made sure it was very soft, with no lumps and just dumped it in instead of sifting. Turned out perfect in taste, although a bit brown so will probably bake just for only 30 min. next time - a definite keeper!

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    • on November 26, 2006

      55

      I took this delicious pie to a friend's for Thanksgiving. My pie plate measured about 9.5 inches so I made 1/3 of the recipe plus a little bit more. The math become a little complicated, but it turned out well. I did overcook it a bit so the texture was fudgy, but it really tasted good. My husband gave this a big thumbs up!

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    • on December 19, 2005

      55

      I've made this twice now but didn't review it the first time because I goofed and left the melted butter in the microwave until abut 15 minutes into the baking time. I belatedly mixed it in, but then wasn't sure how much longer to cook it. It was yummy, but the consistency was a little weird. The second time I came perilously close to forgetting the butter again. It might be helpful if in step 5 you listed the remaining ingredients. I only made one pie each time, using 2 1/4 cups of brown sugar since I had a large bag of brown sugar rather than the conveniently labeled 16 oz box. The Kahlua and chocolate combination is scrumptious and I'll defineitly make this pie again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Southern Belle Chocolate Praline Pecan Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (2334 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 3296.3
     
    Calories from Fat 1616
    49%
    Total Fat 179.5 g
    276%
    Saturated Fat 54.5 g
    272%
    Cholesterol 553.1 mg
    184%
    Sodium 1786.1 mg
    74%
    Total Carbohydrate 401.6 g
    133%
    Dietary Fiber 12.6 g
    50%
    Sugars 299.3 g
    1197%
    Protein 35.0 g
    70%

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