Just one taste of this pecan pie and
the flavor profile completely caught me
I mean, really, haven't we all had
far too many overly sweet pecan pies in our lifetime,
smiling through gritted teeth at our Thanksgiving host?
Those days are over.
Rose is so on point
combining Muscavado sugar with Lyle's Golden Syrup,
butter and vanilla. The eggs and cream hold it all together with
another layer of richness.
crashed this party.
There's something so appealing to me
flavor wise adding Kahlua;
I was converted after the
Frozen Pecan Tartlettes.
It breaks through any cloying sweetness.
Such an easy recipe and actually
standing and stirring the filling
until warm enough to pour
over the pecans
waiting in the pre baked pie shell.
It's a great Autumn mixture.
My imagination ran a bit wild, wondering
what it would be like over apples,
poured over a pumpkin cake
or bubbling in a fondue pot?
The chocolate ganache topping
is a blend of white and dark chocolate.
Rather than spreading it over the pie,
I kept it on the side
and poured it for those that wanted
the full Mud Turtle Pie experience.
I need a couple of these
The white and dark chocolate ganache topping is good.
It would make delicious truffles.
The milk chocolate is lighter,
letting the flavor of the pie filling shine through.
This ganache was made with chocolate which had
caramel filling and it worked great,
playing off the caramel undertones of the pie.
Increasing the ratio of cream to milk chocolate
kept it from being too sweet.
Actually I would prefer Rose's filling
poured over mine
Rave reviews so far!
And it's even better the next day.
Rose Levy Berenbaum