Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Happy Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! (And remember - Pie r Round, not squared)

Maple Bourbon Walnut Pie

1 pie crust - unbaked

2 and 1/4 cups walnut halves (chop some of them smaller)
1 Tablespoon honey
1 generous teaspoon butter
pinch of cayenne pepper

 melt butter in fry pan on medium, add remaining ingredients and heat and stir until the nuts are lightly coated and the honey is starting to crystallize a bit. Remove from heat, let cool slightly and place in unbaked pie shell

In a medium bowl whisk until light and blended:
4 extra large eggs
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 cup real maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon plus 1 pinch Cinnamon
2 Tablespoons Bourbon
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon orange zest (the thin orange covering of an orange, grated)

 Pour over walnut mixture and bake in 375 degree F oven for 30-32 minutes, until solid in the center.

Cool for 30 minutes and serve with whipped cream


  1. Hari OM
    ddddddddddddddrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrooooooooooooooooollllllllllllll...okay, I's gonna have a go at this - but minus the alcohol - am going to substitute ginger cordial. YAM xx

  2. Drip drip - that's Mom's drooling over that pie. Love your interpretation of the formula:)

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  3. That sounds very yummy indeed! Hope you got a taste of it too, Abby!

  4. Momma was awful and didn't have pie at ALL!! We can't believe her lack of holiday spirit.


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