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Stephan Pyles' Black Bottom Pecan Pie Recipe

Serves: 
8
15 minutes
Calories per serving: 580

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening, chilled
3 tablespoons ice water, or as needed
1 teaspoon SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, chopped
5 teaspoons whipping cream
9 tablespoons SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
3/4 cup light corn syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 large eggs
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup pecan halves

Preparation

Crust Directions: combine flour, salt, and shortening with a pastry blender until crumbly. Sprinkle water, 1 tablespoon at a time, evenly over surface; stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Shape into a ball; chill.
Roll pastry to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Fit into a 9-inch pie plate; trim off excess pastry. Fold edges under, and crimp. Place in refrigerator.
Filling Directions: preheat oven to 475 degrees F.
Combine SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, chocolate, and whipping cream in a small heavy saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until blended. Pour chocolate mixture in bottom of chilled piecrust; spread evenly. Place piecrust in freezer for 5 minutes to set chocolate.
Combine SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend, corn syrup, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Beat on medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Gradually add butter, beating at low speed until blended.
Remove piecrust from freezer. Arrange pecan halves over chocolate layer; pour filling over pecans. Bake for 5 minute, reduce heat to 300 degrees and continue baking for 1 1/2 hours, or until the center is set. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator.

Note

Serving Size: 1 slice (1/8 of pie).

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Nutrition Info Per Serving

Nutrition Info Per Serving 8 servings, Serving Size: 1 slice (1/8 of pie).

Calories
580
Calories From Fat
300
Total Fat
33
g
Saturated Fat
10
g
Cholesterol
100
mg
Sodium
135
mg
Total Carbs
63
g
Dietary Fiber
2
g
Sugars
34
g
Protein
6
g

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