Southern Pecan Pie
2/3 cup sugar
l cup light corn syrup
3 tablesppons melted butter (or
2 ½ tablespoons dark rum
1 cup (about 7 ounces) shelled
2. Beat eggs lightly in a large bowl. Stir in sugar, corn syrup,
salt and butter, mixing just to blend. (Do not overbeat.) Stir
in rum and pecans. Pour into prepared pastry shell.
3. Bake in moderate oven (375 degrees) for 40 minutes or
until filling is golden brown and firm to the light touch.
Serve at room temperature with a bowl of lightly sweetened
whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.