Thank you so much for shating this. I love your recipes. This was absolutely delicious—everyone loved it! I wanted to try and make this and cut it in chunks and put in ice cream and freeze it. Hi Kat,  I wouldn’t because it adds a lot of flavor to the pie. There might be a slight jiggle to the center, but not much. 🙂. Also only fills half my pie shell. - A Case For Plant Based, My husband made this recipe! In a measuring cup, combine the coconut milk and cornstarch then whisk until smooth. It’s not too sweet but just right. We needed a dairy-free option, and did not feel like we were compromising at all. Do you think date syrup would work in this recipe? Followed the recipe exactly. This never quite firmed up for me and was very leaky and a hard to cut pie. I used regular sugar instead of coconut, and used golden syrup instead of maple. But I’m not 100% sure. This pie was delicious! I made this the other day. Remove from oven, sprinkle with coarse salt, if desired, and let cool on a wire rack. How to make vegan pecan pie In a small bowl, mix the ground flaxseeds and water. If it weren’t for the corn starch the recipe would also be grain-free but it is necessary for binding and firming the pie. :). Your would never even guess that this is a vegan, healthier option. I am a native Georgian..Thank you so much, Sincerely James A Clark Jr Colorado Springs, CO. I’m eager to try this recipe for my daughter-in-law who is vegan, but I have a question about the crust. In a large bowl, add the melted vegan butter, corn syrup, flax eggs, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and bourbon … When you take it out of the oven, sprinkle with coarse salt. Hello,I was gun-shy about trying this recipe because the night before I had tried a recipe for vegan Baileys Irish cream which failed miserably. Pingback: Your 2019 Vegan Thanksgiving Menu - The Non Judgy Vegan. Any thoughts as to why this may have happened? My new favorite Thanksgiving tradition. Would anything work in its place? Smelt gorgeous and everyone loved it, even my ex husband. So is the recipe for the filling of the pie only? So yummy and easy to make. Thaw the pie shell for a few minutes, just until it's soft enough to prick with a fork. :). Hi! SO he made it first with some pecans my oldest sister who lives in Florida sent us which were salted… The pie turned out too salty. Can I use lite coconut milk. Also the crust is so flakey and delicious. Thank you for the review! It is amazing with homemade coconut whipped cream. This is the most amazing vegan pecan pie! I made it for Thanksgiving and it was a hit! Should I under bake it a little? Arrowroot starch might work but for reliable results I recommend using cornstarch. I’m so glad you agree it’s the best. I’m honestly not sure how that would work as I haven’t tried freezing it. Vegan Pecan Pie vs Egg Based Pecan Pie. This is the best pecan pie ever, my husband was so impressed and we did for our guests too, thank you so much for sharing this recipe. My guess is it got over baked, oven temperatures can vary so maybe yours runs a little hot? Everyone loved this pie!! I hope you had a wonderful birthday!! Thanks for the suggestion! but boy does it smell good! Oh my gosh, I feel like crying. I think it would be possible, just a little more tedious. The only modification I’d suggest is less cornstarch – with 3 tablespoons it’s almost too thick. Thank you for an amazing recipe! It is amazing! Have you done anything like that before? The coconut milk helps thicken it because the fat is solid at room temperature which isn’t the case with other plant milks. Hi! I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out really well. I made it exactly as written , with an already made pie crust because I’m lazy . Otherwise it’s PERFECT!! 🙂. In a large bowl, add the melted vegan butter, corn syrup, flax eggs, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and bourbon and whisk until well combined. It will keep for several days in the refrigerator. Add the pecans and toast in the pan for about 30 seconds while stirring continuously. While this pie takes all of 15 minutes to prepare, it does require a lot of time to set as it cools. Carefully spread the pecans evenly into the unbaked pie crust. The recipe is for the filling and that’s all that’s needed. I used arrowroot starch instead of corn starch and coconut oil instead of vegan butter and it came together perfectly. Then I combined all the ingredients and cooked them on the stovetop, simmering for about a minute and a half. I just found out that we’re hosting Thanksgiving, so I’m in full-on recipe search mode right now. Trying it this week. Hello! Pie Crust: If you want to save time on this recipe you can absolutely use a store-bought unbaked 9-inch pie crust. Hi I’m from the UK and egg intolerant and would like to make this pie for Christmas. !…Im addicted…my 17 yr old is addicted…and my thighs…oh God what’s gonna happen to my thighs now???!!!!… It needs to be canned coconut milk. Thankyou so much! My husband tried it and had felt the need to verify that I had indeed used dairy free ingredients because it tastes so sweet and buttery! Allow to sit at room temperature for at least an hour before serving. Making this right now. So excited and happy. Thanks for any advice in the matter! But the starch might be enough to hold it together. You’re right that cane sugar shouldn’t change anything. Developing a pecan pie recipe that is vegan is no small task, and it took me SEVERAL tries to get it right. Used the maple syrup variation and if came out great. I was the eater of this recipe, not the cook. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Thanks so much for your recipe. In a blender combine oatmeal, milk, maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla, arrowroot, salt, and orange … Can I assume your pie is smaller? I made his recipe earlier this year and am making it once again for Christmas. I have read the reviews and am looking forward to making this for Thanksgiving. I’m not good at pie crust, so it didn’t look super great, but it still tasted amazing! I cooled it overnight, stirred it up, and spread it on two layers of a 4 layer 8” cake. They gave the pie an odd texture. I could not find dark corn syrup at my grocery store, so I used 3/8 cup light corn syrup and 1/8 cup maple syrup. This pie is rather picky and I did a lot of testing, so it’s hard for me to say if another egg replacer would work or not. Everyone had seconds. Our vegan version … If you have a coconut allergy you could use brown sugar instead. Do you think this pie filling could be cooked on a stove top and then used as a cake filling? It would involve some experimenting to see if it works! Made with sweet and gooey pecan-studded filling inside flaky crust, this vegan pecan pie is the ultimate holiday treat! As in the BEST vegan pecan pie on the face of the planet. The crust … Coarsely chop the pecans, leaving some intact for decoration, if desired. It’s so hard (like a very chewy hardened praline) we can barely chew it. Sooo I’m stuck at home with only Log Cabin pancake syrup and no real maple syrup. Yes I did put this delicious looking vegan pecan pie together on yesterday 12/11/20 I just hit the 8th hour in the refrigerator and am excited to take it out to let it sit for one hour at room temperature and then cut me a piece and try it with a cup of coffee. I mixed 1/2 cup aquafaba with 1/3 cup brown sugar, and used brown sugar for the rest of the sugar, too. Thanks for the review. I would still pre-bake it, if only for 5 minutes, to prevent a doughy crust under the filling. It is addicting, lol! Would you suggest Changing anything? One last question, I just took it out of the oven and it’s bubbling and a little more jiggly than I’m used to. If you want to reheat it just keep in mind that coconut milk melts when heated so the texture will be very loose and might not hold together well. We used the maple syrupÂ.  Thank you for making it easy to be vegan during the holidays! Hi Tanya! This recipe was FABULOUS! I think the bourbon added a lot. :), This was a last min choice and I didn’t have all the exact ingredients needed. So delicious and so easy, thank you! It was very easy to make. It does work, it will just be lighter in color. Does the crust need to be pre-baked? Do you have any suggestions? :). Learn how your comment data is processed. Thanksgiving is coming up, so we wanted to share a delicious, plant-based pecan pie for our American friends! Your email address will not be published. Made this pie for my bfs birthday and he loved it ! I’m glad to hear that! This pie is absolutely incredible. My family tends to have too many pies at our holiday celebrations. I’m so glad to hear that! I would stick with the regular! Do you think it would be okay to eat after cooling for 2-3 hours? It’s the safer choice here. The Best Vegan Pecan Pie- made with just 9 simple ingredients, you would never guess this pecan pie is made without eggs or corn syrup! // I am making a vegan pecan pie layer cake. Pecans: We used raw unsalted pecans. This is your egg substitute. ;). Thank you for your reminder about Miyokos butter! Could I use your recipe but substitute peanuts for the pecans? I added a heart that I formed out of my remaining dough to the top and it looked adorable. It is required to refrigerate for 8 hours/overnight? I used regular sugar & honey instead of maple syrup. Hi Diana! I just made it again to cheer us up on this pandemic Thanksgiving. Made exactly as the recipe says except only cooled for one hour on counter and a couple more hours in refrigerator. Recipe Notes & Tips. I’m so happy to hear that. This pie is DIVINE!!! Everyone loved this recipe! Does it really need to set for 8 hours? It’s a winner. Bake the pie for 60-65 minutes, until thick and bubbly and dark brown. Do you know of an alternative vegan butter that does not contains those ingredients? Overnight is even better. A beautiful and fabulous pie for Thanksgiving…. Thank you! Unfortunately nuts and maple syrup are super expensive and I cook with both of those things often. Perhaps 4 eggs worth, but again I don’t know if it will work or not. Thank you so much. Is that ok? But it might be fine so long as you cut into small enough chunks that can warm up and melt in your mouth. I used raw pecans and prob should have toasted them under the broiler a bit. Thanks for the easy and straightforward recipe. I would defrost it, yes. With just 9 simple ingredients you can whip up a healthier pie that everyone will love. It was never served at family functions that I can recall, and when I did see it, the thought of all those walnut-looking nuts in my mouth had no appeal. Can you use light corn syrup in place of dark? What size pie dish do you recommend for this recipe? Delicious recipe, by the way! I couldn’t stop myself from going back for more. Spread the pecans evenly in the pie crust. To celebrate EPIC PI DAY (3.14.15!!! Does arrowroot powder work in lieu of corn starch? Even so, it still shouldn’t have been totally liquid in the center. But he loves Pecan Pie. It came together so easily and quickly and the result was pure deliciousness!! Just keep an eye on it once it’s close to being done with filling. Remove the pie from the oven and set it aside to cool. I’ve done a fair amount of baking over the last few years since my wife and I went vegan, but I’ve been discouraged by some recent efforts that just didn’t hit the mark. Growing up in the south, I ate my fair share of pecan pie. coarse chopped pecans (10 oz), + more halves for decorating. Thanks Shelley! This pie was great for Thanksgiving! Honey tends to be a little bit sweeter than (pure) maple syrup so keep in mind the pie might turn out a little sweeter with that option. The chocolate chips may have messed with the texture as well, since they tend to get very hard when chilled. Thank you for the review! Changed one ingredient & that was the butter, couldn’t find that here in Australia so I used set coconut oil taste free. It sounds like maybe you used a smaller pie dish? Absolutely incredible!!! To make a vegan version that was just as good as the classic I used top notch vegan butter (Miyoko’s you da best), pure maple syrup, coconut sugar, organic corn starch and creamy coconut milk. Last year (2019) I really wanted pecan pie but my husband hates eggs, so I searched for a vegan option. Pour in the maple syrup, coconut sugar, coconut milk mixture, vanilla and salt. I read somewhere that when substituting butter with coconut oil, you should do 80% coconut oil and 20% water because coconut oil lacks the moisture that’s found in butter. I want to make this for Thanksgiving but am not super into the idea of vegan butter. I parbaked it at 400 for 7 minutes then turned the heat down to 350 for the main bake. Quick question: Do you know what difference would it make to separate out the liquid from the “solid” coconut milk? easy Vegan Pecan Pie is naturally sweetened and has a remarkably similar taste and texture to the original, without Thanks! Any reason why mine boiled over into the bottom of my oven? I went ahead with it and the cake was amazing! I made this pie as a gift for vegan friends. I’ve even made it in 3 mini pies vs 1 standard it worked great. The filling will still be very liquidity and not set; it will set as it cools. Plus….Dressed the pie with pecans to make it look fancy. Thank you so much for bringing pecan pie back into my life! A lovely Fall treat! Thanks for the review, Elle! The crust will likely cook faster so you may want to reduce the precooking time and cover the edges with foil to prevent burning. This is a great recipe! I haven’t tried anything like this, but it sounds incredible. sweet, buttery, and slightly chewy with crunchy bites of pecan nuts. You know, typical southern ingredients. The maple syrup, butter and coconut sugar create a salty, caramel-like flavor while coconut milk offers a creamy texture. But the reality is you don’t need all of that to make one bangin’ pecan pie. Can I sub out energy egg replacer if I’m allergic to flax? How much would I use? I didn’t want to open our new bottle of maple syrup, and I had some aquafaba left from cooking chickpeas. Have you tested this with coconut sugar in place of granulated sugar? Most recipes call for eggs, butter and corn syrup. One reviewer mentioned they doubled up your recipe for a 9 inch pie. Thanksgiving is one of my all-time favourite holidays because it’s largely about the food. It’s brilliant!! Way to go Sarah! It tastes amazing and looks like the original pecan pie. Blend until the pieces are … Chopped pecans for the filling and pecan halves to place on top before baking. It might! Thanks! I am vegan and I’ve had the original recipe when I was not vegan. Required fields are marked *. I can’t guarantee anything or give specific directions without testing myself though! Thanks again. :), Your email address will not be published. They’re all requesting me to make it again for next years holiday. Do you think it will work? In a large bowl, add the melted vegan butter, corn syrup, flax eggs, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and optional bourbon and whisk until well combined and smooth. I followed the recipe exactly except I did not add bourbon and threw in a tsp of almond extract. You could probably melt the chocolate in the saucepan with everything else. I would love to share the experience with my husband, I have a sweet potato pecan pie but you can sub pumpkin in place of the sweet potato puree! I will clarify that in the ingredient list! Great end to our Christmas Eve meal! Wow, this is the perfect pecan pie. Pecan pie is my FAVORITE for thanksgiving but I haven’t had it in about two years because of the dairy issue! Question. Perfect consistency and flavor. Hello!! Used dark corn syrup instead of maple syrup. Overall, I like the pie, but maybe not as an exact imitation of a traditional pecan pie. 10/10 would recommend! This sounds great! The texture of this vegan pecan pie recipe is different from an egg-based, custardy pecan pie but still smooth and rich in its own eggless right. xo PS. Do you think I could still make it? I made this for Christmas dinner and it was a big hit with both the vegans and omnivores at the table. 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