Have you been super, super lately?
Have you had lots of greens?
Did you pass-up having a big green beer on St. Patrick’s day?
Did you go for a long run or make that pilates class?
Well, throw it out the window and have a fabulous piece of pie.
Now that is what life is all about C:
I started with two pie shells (these are thin, if you are using a deep dish one then keep with the same amount of filling and cut the pieces SUPER small) and baked them blind (parchment paper and beans to keep the pastry from puffing up).
Chop 4 oz of chocolate (I like a really good dark chocolate for this since the rest of the recipe is really sweet).
Toast and chop 4 oz of almonds.
In a bowl mix: 2 eggs, 2/3 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup maple syrup, 3 T. butter (melted) and 1 tsp. vanilla.
Pour into your baked shells.
Resist the urge to eat it without baking and put it in at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
Aren’t you glad you waited?
How about a little whipped cream on the side?
And now BACK ON THAT TREADMILL! (ok, I’m actually nyst talking to myself)
Jane, don't take this the wrong way, but I think I'm in love with you… Possibly unrelated: I'm totally going to make this for my dad's birthday dinner this weekend–I was looking for something different than the usual birthday cake, and this will be perfect! 😀
This look good! And it also looks easy to make. New follower!http://newyearsresolutionexercise.blogspot.com/
This was a wonderful tutorial! thanks for taking the time to do this. Best wishes, I am a new follower, Lindahttp://twosucculentsisters.blogspot.com/
Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said:
This looks so good! I've made a chocolate pecan pie before, but never almond, and I love almonds! And yes please, I'll take a side of whipped cream too!
DeAnn @ The SIP project said:
Love your intro to this post! That pie looks scrumptious!
Hope you guys try it, it is one of those super pretty desserts that is still manageable. No piping bag required.
The Mrs said:
Oh Jane. Jane, Jane, Jane.(Also: Oh, Leslie!)Leslie DID make this for her father's birthday, and there was some filling leftover that she put into little tart shells…and brought to my house to share!I hope you already knew this, but you're the wonderfullest. Well, you and Leslie.Bless your dear hearts.
Jane Craske said:
Oh! I'm so glad C: I love this recipe but you always worry when it is someone's special occasion. Very happy it was good. I've used pecans and dried figs too and it is equally decadent.