I'm not sure I ever tried pecan pie until last year. I ate what was probably the best pecan pie that exists on the planet. The whole planet Earth, Stacey? Yes. A bold statement from someone who'd never eaten pecan pie before. All I can say is every bite felt like a dream and that has to mean something. I could have married that pie. Okay, okay, I'll back away from the ledge here. We all know I get a little carried away when I really love a certain food. I decided to make the pecan pie a chef friend of mine had in her recipe files. But not just any pecan pie. Bourbon pecan pie with butter crust.
Want to Get a Little Buzzed: I've Got the Pie for You
You will only get buzzed from this pie if you are like me and very rarely drink alcohol. Bourbon pecan pie definitely has a pop of liquor taste in each bite, but it's not overwhelming. In fact, you are aware of it, but it blends so well with all the other flavors it feels natural. It creates a perfect balance of sweetness, liquoryness and the slight savoryness of the butter crust. I loved this pie and in terms of pie preparation, I think this is pretty easy to make. You can add a dollop of whipped cream to the top or serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Breakdown of Steps for Bourbon Pecan Pie
With the holiday season heading into full swing, you have some important choices to make about what you'll be preparing for your loved ones. I hope you will enjoy this bourbon pecan pie and if you're not into pecans, you should definitely check out my Apple Pie with Butter Crust. This is another great dessert option for the holiday season.
Try to take some time to slow down this holiday season. Share delicious home cooked meals with your loved ones. Put the devices down and share your stories and your laughter. Sitting around a table with your friends and family has never been a more important part of the human experience.
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