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Jaine’s mum’s Pecan Pie

Freshly baked pecan pie with leaves ornament.

Rich, easy, and decadent pecan pie

It’s Pi Day!

Recipe by Mrs Ross, article by Gayle Hurmuses

Use with Pie Crust recipe

*Note: Jaine tells me that it’s important to use white sugar, rather than brown (flavour)…and I have discovered that agave syrup is a great substitute for corn syrup.

I also cut the syrup portion by 1/3 and increased the pecans to make up the volume. For me personally, this makes a very satisfying pie.

Freshly baked pecan pie with leaves ornament.

Jaine's mum's Pecan Pie

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Jaine's Mum's Pecan Pie, Pecan Pie
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 2897kcal


  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Cup Pecans
  • 1 Pie Shell (Unbaked)


  • Combine all ingredients except pecans and pie shell and beat until smooth.
  • Stir pecans into mixture and pour into pie shell.
  • Bake 10 minutes at 375º Decrease heat to 350º and bake for 35 - 40 more minutes until pie is firm in the centre.



Pecans on paisley


Calories: 2897kcal | Carbohydrates: 475g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 117g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 27g | Monounsaturated Fat: 61g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 0.4mg | Sodium: 1335mg | Potassium: 733mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 377g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 9mg
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