[Sca-cooks] Sugar free pecan pie recipe

Celia des Archier CeliadesArchier at cox.net
Wed Nov 18 23:40:53 PST 2009

If you found a recipe for molasses pie in the 19th century, you might find
treacle tart, which is the British equivalent, at an earlier date... has
anyone looked for that? 

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> From: sca-cooks-bounces+celiadesarchier=cox.net at lists.ansteorra.org
> bounces+celiadesarchier=cox.net at lists.ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Terry
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> Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Sugar free pecan pie recipe
> > Pecan pie seems to be another fusion dish or Old and New World
> > ingredients. Is there anything close from period? Or is that too much
> > sugar even for the Elizabethans?
> >
> > Stefan
> Pecan pie is a creation of the U.S. of A.  The native range of pecan trees
> is primarily within the boundries of the U.S.  I've been looking, but I
> haven't found a recipe earlier than the 20th Century.  The closest thing
> I've found is a recipe for molasses pie (no nuts involved) from a cookbook
> published in 1879.
> Bear
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