Pecan Wedges With Brown Sugar Whipped Cream

Photo by Hector Manuel Sanchez
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  • Serves 8
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 554 calories
    • Fat 47 g
    • Sat Fat 13 g
    • Cholesterol 62 mg
    • Sodium 56 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 33 g
    • Sugar 22 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 65 mg


  1. Check 1/2cup granulated sugar
  2. Check 3tablespoons brown sugar
  3. Check 1/4cup light corn syrup
  4. Check 1 1/2cups heavy cream
  5. Check 1tablespoon dark rum or pure vanilla extract
  6. Check 1/8teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Check 3 1/2cups pecans (12 ounces), roughly chopped


  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. Line the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment or wax paper.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine the granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar, the corn syrup, and 1/2 cup of the cream. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the rum, salt, and pecans. Pour into the prepared pan and spread into an even layer.
  4. Bake until golden and set, about 40 minutes. Let cool for 30 minutes before slicing into wedges.
  5. Whip the remaining cream and brown sugar until soft peaks form. Serve with the Pecan Wedges.