Autumn comfort food: Caramelized Walnut Pie!


Feeling like a treat this weekend? Try this easy pie!


Serves 6-8

What do you need?

• 300 gram walnuts
• 3 eggs
• 1 round sheet of shortcrust pastry
• 2 tbsp. honey
• 125 gram unsalted butter
• 1 pinch of salt
• 100 gram dark brown sugar
• 2 tbsp. Icing sugar


Preheat the oven to 200⁰C.

Whisk the eggs, but keep one egg separate.

Unroll the puff pastry, leaving the baking paper on.
Place in a shallow round pie tray, with the baking paper against the base of the tray. Push gently into the tray.

Organize the walnuts nicely over the pastry.
Keep 6 walnuts on the side.

Melt the butter on a medium heat and then add the brown sugar.
Stir until the butter is fully absorbed by the sugar and you have a smooth blend. This can take a few minutes.
Take off the heat.

Add the honey and pinch of salt.
Stir for a couple of minutes.
Add the 2 whisked eggs. Stir heavily.
Pour the blend in the tray over the walnuts.

Brush an egg over the edges of pastry.
Place in the oven for 10 minutes at 200⁰C.

Lower the temperature to 180⁰C and bake for another 15 minutes.

Take out of the oven and cool for 20 minutes in the tray.
Take the pie out of its’ tray and cool on a rack.
Top the 6 walnuts with icing sugar. (Pass the sugar through a sieve)
Decorate the tart with these 6 white walnuts.


© Magali Schockaert and, 2014. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Magali Schockaert and with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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