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Brownie Pie with Pecans

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Brownie Pie with Pecans
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • Store-bought pie crust
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/3 tsp baking powder
  • 5 Tbsp ground pecans
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Roll out the pie crust.
  2. Spray a pie dish and place the pie crust in the dish (9 inches diameter). Leave aside.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180° C / 356° F.
  4. Mix the egg whites and icing sugar in a bowl until stiff peaks form.
  5. Slowly add the egg yolks, vanilla extract, baking powder, pecans and lemon juice and continue mixing with a spatula.
  6. Pour the brownie filling into the dish over the pie crust.
  7. Bake for approx 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  8. Cool completely before serving.
  9. Serve with your favourite spread.