Pecan Wedges With Brown Sugar Whipped Cream

Pecan Wedges With Brown Sugar Whipped Cream
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Serves 8
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
85
minutes

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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.
Sara Quessenberry
November 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 554
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.