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Bourbon-Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 16 ounces pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell

Instructions

  1. Combine eggs, pumpkin, 3/4 cup sugar, half-and-half, 3 tablespoons bourbon, cinnamon, ginger and salt, mix well.
  2. Pour mixture into the pie shell, bake at 425 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F, and bake an additional 45 minutes or until set.
  4. Set aside to cool.
  5. Combine butter and 1/4 cup brown sugar in a saucepan, cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolved.
  6. Add pecans and 2 tablespoons bourbon, stirring to coat. Spoon mixture over the pie.
  7. Heat the remaining bourbon in a saucepan just long enough to produce fumes (do not boil), remove from heat, ignite, and pour over pie.
  8. Serve pie when flames die down.

Posted by Marla at Recipe Goldmine 11/15/2001 7:25 am.


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