Pecan Pie, a American dessert emblem paired with Blason Rose

Perrier Jouët Blason Rose champagne Holiday Tablescape


For the Pastry dough:

  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
  • 3-6 tablespoons ice water

For the Filling:

  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup packed dark brown sugar ¼ cup molasses
  • ¼ light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Grated zest of 1 orange
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 ½ cups pecan halves
Perrier Jouët Holiday Tablescape


Step 1: 

  • Pulse flour and salt together in a food processor until combine.
  • Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal with pea size pieces remaining.
  • Drizzle water over mixture and pulse several times to combine dough.
  • Add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time if needed and pulse until mixture holds together when pinched.

Step 2: 

  • Turn dough out and shape into a disk and wrap in plastic.
  • Refrigerate at least an hour and up to a day before using.

Step 3: 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. On a lightly floured surface roll out dough to a 12-inch circle.
  • Fit dough into a 9-inch pan and trim any excess dough evenly with the rim of the pan.
  • Chill in the freezer for 20 minutes.
  • Line with parchment paper and fill with dried beans or pie weights.
  • Transfer to oven and bake.

Step 4: 

  • Bake until edges are golden brown, about 20 minutes.
  • Carefully remove parchment with beans or weights and continue to bake until bottom is dry and golden brown, about 20 more minutes.
  • Let cool completely.

Step 5: 

  • Reduce oven to 325°F.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, brown sugar, molasses, corn syrup, salt, butter, vanilla and zest.
  • Add chopped pecans and stir to combine.

Step 6: 

  • Pour filling into shell. Neatly arrange pecan halves over filling forming concentric circles around the tart.
  • Place in the oven and bake until tart is lightly browned, slightly puffed and the filling is set, about 45 minutes.
  • Let cool completely, then remove the pan sides and slide tart off pan bottom onto a serving plate

pair with blason rose 

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