Friday, May 14, 2010

Derby Pie

My mom grew up in Kentucky, so we've always celebrated Derby Day. Here in Australia, though, there's not a Derby Party in sight. And until now, there wasn't a Derby Pie in sight.

This is the best pie.

Derby Pie
1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup flour
pinch of salt
3 tablespoons bourbon
1 cup semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans
9-inch pie-shell (you can make your own pastry if you like, of course)

1. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C)
2. Bake pie shell for 5 minutes, then remove from oven and set aside
3. Cream butter and sugar
4. Add eggs, salt, and flour
5. Add chips and pecans
6. Pour into shell
7. Bake 3o-35 minutes (or until toothpick comes out clean)

I whipped up some cream with a bit of castor sugar and WOWEE!

Don't tell anyone about this recipe, I don't want everyone to know about it.