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by Kate Heyhoe


Honey: Devilish Pecan Pie

Peter Fonda in Ulee's Gold

In March 1998, Ulee's Gold, starring Peter Fonda as a beekeeper, was nominated for an Academy Award. In honor of the occasion we present information about the film from the National Honey Board along with several honey recipes.


Recipe: Devilish Pecan Pie

Makes 8 servings

1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 9-inch pie shell, unbaked
3 large eggs
1 cup honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted and cooled
Honey Whipped Cream, (see recipe further below)

Pecan Pie

Sprinkle nuts and chips over bottom of pie shell. In medium bowl, whisk together eggs, honey and vanilla. Blend in butter and pour mixture into pie shell. Bake at 325F, 50 to 60 minutes, or until firm. Serve slightly warm or at room temperature, with Honey Whipped Cream.

Nutrients Per Serving
(not including Honey Whipped Cream)

Calories: 490
Protein: 5 G
Carbohydrates: 50 G
Dietary Fiber: 1 G
Fat Total: 30 G
Cholesterol: 95 mg
Sodium: 85 mg
Calories from Fat: 55%


Honey Whipped Cream

Makes about 2 cups

1 cup heavy cream
3 Tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In medium bowl, beat cream with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually add honey; beat until mixture forms stiff peaks. Fold in vanilla.

Nutrients Per Serving
(Based on 2 Tbsp.)

Calories: 64
Protein: 0.31 G
Carbohydrates: 3.69 G
Dietary Fiber: 0 G
Fat Total: 5.5 G
Cholesterol: 20.4 mg
Sodium: 5.76 mg
Cal. from fat: 76%

Recipes reprinted by permission of Southern Living, Inc.


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