Grandma’s Walnut pie
Grandma’s pecan pie is traditional and perfect! This recipe holds all of grandma’s kitchen wisdom and taste knowledge!
2016
Grandma’s Walnut pie

INGREDIENTS

6 cups of walnuts 6 cups of breadcrumbs 5 cups cups sugar 14 eggs 1 ½ cups Horio Sheep butterfat ½ cup cognac 1 tsp soda 3 tsp cinnamon powder 1 ½ tsp clove powder

INGREDIENTS

For the syrup

INGREDIENTS

1 kilo sugar 500 ml water 1 tblsp lemon juice

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks, the sugar and Horio Sheep butterfat. Separately, in another bowl, whisk the egg whites to make meringue.
  2. Put both separate mixtures into a large bowl, so as to create one, single mixture.
  3. Dissolve soda into the cognac and add it to the mixture.
  4. Add the cinnamon and the clove powder, slowly add the breadcrumbs and mix them together.
  5. Add the thickly chopped walnuts and stir the mixture until it is fluffy.
  6. Butter a baking tray and pour in the mixture.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes at 250C and then reduce the temperature to 150C. Continue baking for 20 – 30 minutes.
  8. Let the pie cool while preparing the syrup: boil water with sugar and lemon juice for 5 minutes and pour it over the pie.
  9. Let the pie absorb the syrup, then cut it into squares and serve.