This dessert recipe was fairly easy and familiar. After numerous holiday seasons, we can definitely say we know our way around a pecan pie.
This pecan pie, however, did have some interesting spices added. Curry powder in the crust yielded a bright yellow hue and a somewhat savory note to the pie. The orange caramel balanced the overwhelming sweetness that is sometimes characteristic of a pecan pie. The candied pecans that garnished the plate were spiced with curry, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne for just a touch of spice throughout out the dish. Overall, the pie was delicious and beautiful to plate, but we did find the curry flavor to be a little lacking throughout the dish and next time we will definitely amp up the curry in both the crust and candied pecans.