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The Cabin's Yam and Pecan Pie

The Cabin
Corner of Hwy. 44 and Hwy. 22
Burnside, Louisiana 70737
(225) 473-3007

Yields 4 pies

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 eggs
  • 3 cups corn syrup
  • 4 cups yams, cooked and mashed
  • 6 cups pecans
  • 4 pie shells
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Cream butter and sugar together. Add salt, eggs, corn syrup, yams and vanilla. Beat until well blended.
  2. Spread one cup pecans in bottom of each pie shell. Pour mixture over pecans, and then sprinkle 1/2 cup pecans over top of each pie.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees fro 50-55 minutes.

Excerpted from Recipes from Historic Louisiana by Linda and Steve Bauer(Bright Sky Press)

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