Black Walnut Pie

Southern Living
1 (9-inch) pie


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3 large eggs
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup black walnut pieces
1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell


Beat eggs and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add syrup and next 5 ingredients, beating until smooth.

Place walnuts in pastry shell; pour filling over nuts.

Bake at 375° for 35 minutes (center of pie will not be set). Cool completely, and serve with sweetened whipped cream.

Created date

October 2003