Salted Caramel Walnut Pie

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    2hrs 0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    10
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1377

A sophisticated twist on the classic pecan pie. Toasty, carmelized walnuts with deliciously sticky salted caramel filling.

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • Basic pie crust icon
    Basic pie crust
    700g
  • Walnuts icon
    Walnuts
    173g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    6ml
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    5g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    100g
  • Honey icon
    Honey
    225g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    225g
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    120ml
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    20g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Pie dish - 9"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - 175°C
  2. Get a clean cutting board
  3. Roll out basic pie crust
  4. Grease a clean pie dish
  5. Transfer pastry to pie dish
  6. Chill in fridge - approx 30 min
  7. Pre-bake then set aside - approx 15 min, 175°C
  8. Get a clean baking sheet
  9. Add walnuts
  10. Bake until toasted - approx 5 min, 175°C
  11. Scatter nuts over pie dish then set aside
  12. Get a clean saucepan
  13. Add vanilla extract
  14. Add sea salt
  15. Add granulated sugar
  16. Add honey
  17. Add unsalted butter
  18. Heat until boiling
  19. Transfer caramel to medium bowl
  20. Let cool - approx 20 min
  21. Add heavy cream
  22. Add egg yolk
  23. Add egg
  24. Whisk until smooth
  25. Transfer content of medium bowl to pie dish
  26. Bake until light golden - approx 40 min, 175°C
  27. Let cool onto cooling rack
  28. Sprinkle with sea salt
  29. Slice
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