If you have a sweet tooth, then today is your day to celebrate with something sweet and delicious. You don't have to wait until Thanksgiving to eat pecan pie. Today is a great day to eat a slice of pecan pie.
A report says that most Americans consider pecan pie to be a Southern specialty, but this type of pie is actually French in origin. French immigrants living in New Orleans baked the first American pecan pies. Many years later, the Karo company popularized the dessert with recipes that called for the company’s corn syrup.
Celebrate National Pecan Pie Day by baking and eating pecan pie. Make an extra pie, and give it to a friend. Or take a pecan pie to work to share with co-workers. If you don't have time to bake a pecan pie, buy one from the store or a restaurant. A pecan pie is a regular item on the menu of most restaurants.
A pecan pie is made with simple ingredients such as melted butter, eggs, corn syrup, sugar and pecans. You can also pour some chocolate chips and bourbon into the batter to sass it up even more.
Here is a simple recipe. Watch the video to show you how to make the perfect pecan pie.