autumn is in full swing and the nights are getting colder, is there a more perfect autumnal cosy treat than pecan pie?! well look no further as we’ve made it into bite sized form, perfect to take a little slice of cosiness with you on the go

Ingredients

for the shortbread layer

  • 90g caster sugar
  • 225g unsalted butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 275g plain flour

for the pecan pie layer

  • 200g Zeina chopped pecans
  • 220g brown sugar
  • 150g maple syrup
  • 120g unsalted butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Method

1. preheat the oven to 180’c and line a baking tin with greaseproof paper

2. to make the shortbread layer, whisk the butter, sugar and salt together until light and creamy

3. slowly fold in the flour and then add to your baking tin and squashdown to make a smooth layer

4. refrigerate for 30 minutes and then bake for 20 minutes

5. to make the pecan pie filling, mix the sugar, maple syrup, butter and salt together in a saucepan over a medium heat until the sugar has completely dissolved, then leave to cool

6. whisk the eggs and vanilla together until foamy, then add the sugar mixture and chopped Zeina pecans

7. pour this mixture on top of the shortbread layer and bake for 30 minutes

8. leave to chill in the fridge overnight and then cut into bite sized pieces and enjoy!

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