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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Decker Estate in Elmo, Texas in 1999.
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Molasses pie <ref>{{cite journal|url=http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Walnut-Molasses-Pie |title= Taste of Home|year=2002|pages=53|publisher=Taste of Home|work=}}</ref><ref>{{cite book|last=Benoit|first=Madame |title=Cooks at Home |year=1987|publisher=Les Éditions Héritage Inc.|isbn=2762558972|pages=224-225}}</ref> sometimes referred to as Tarte à la Farlouche or Tarte à la Pichoune, commonly made as a variation of this recipe with walnuts.
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== Ingredients ==
 
== Ingredients ==
* 4 [[eggs]] beaten
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* 1/2 cup flour
* ¾ cup [[brown sugar]]
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* 1 cup molasses
* ½ teaspoon [[salt]]
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* 1 cup water
* ¾ cup [[light corn syrup]]
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* 1/2 cup raisins or (optional: walnuts)
* ¾ cup [[molasses]]
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* 1 tsp butter
* 1 tablespoon [[butter]], melted
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* 1/4 tsp almond extract
* 1 teaspoon [[vanilla]]
 
* 1½ cups [[pecan]] halves
 
* 2 unbaked [[pie crust]]s
 
  
 
== Directions ==
 
== Directions ==
# Preheat oven to 400°F.
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Combine flour, molasses and water to cook over medium heat, while constantly stirring for a smooth and creamy consistency. The mixture will become somewhat transparent, when this happens add; raisins, butter and almond extract, stirring well. Then cover and allow to cool. Put mixture into a 8" baked and cooled pie crust to finish. Optional to add whip cream or ice cream to serve.
# Mix eggs, sugar, salt, corn syrup, molasses, butter and vanilla.
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# Add pecans and pour into prepared pie shells.
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# Place in oven and immediately reduce heat to 350°F.
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# Bake for 45 minutes then cool before serving.
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==References==
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[[North American cuisine]]
  
 
[[Category:North American cuisine]]
 
[[Category:North American cuisine]]

Revision as of 11:59, 12 April 2012

Description

Molasses pie [1][2] sometimes referred to as Tarte à la Farlouche or Tarte à la Pichoune, commonly made as a variation of this recipe with walnuts.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup raisins or (optional: walnuts)
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract

Directions

Combine flour, molasses and water to cook over medium heat, while constantly stirring for a smooth and creamy consistency. The mixture will become somewhat transparent, when this happens add; raisins, butter and almond extract, stirring well. Then cover and allow to cool. Put mixture into a 8" baked and cooled pie crust to finish. Optional to add whip cream or ice cream to serve.


References

  1. Taste of Home. Taste of Home. 2002. pp. 53. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Walnut-Molasses-Pie. 
  2. Benoit, Madame (1987). Cooks at Home. Les Éditions Héritage Inc.. pp. 224-225. ISBN 2762558972. 

North American cuisine