24 perfect desserts with pecans

When you think about nuts, pecans aren't always one of the first that come to mind. But they're actually packed full to nutrients, from their gut-loving fibre to vitamins for healthy hair skin and nails. Not to mention, they taste amazing and their distinctly waxy-crunch goes perfectly in desserts. On that note, here's a selection of our favourite recipes that contain this beautiful little nut. From sweet pies and tarts, to cakes, scrolls and friands, try adding pecans into your desserts this weekend.
banoffee ice-cream tart with toffeed pecans
caramel angel food cake with sugared pecans
February 28, 2011

Caramel angel food cake with sugared pecans

The pan is measured at the top, not the base. It’s important to not grease the tube pan, the cake mixture needs to cling to the pan as it rises during the baking process. Tube pans are large smooth-sided ring pans with small “feet” to support the inverted pan while the cake cools. If the […]
By Women's Weekly Food
date and pecan roll
August 31, 2010

Date and pecan roll

Tall 850ml (8cm x 17cm) (3-inch x 6¾-inch) fruit juice cans make good nut roll tins. Use a can opener that cuts just below the rims to cut one end from the can. Wash and dry the can thoroughly before greasing well. Use a double-thickness of foil to cover the top of the can and […]
By Women's Weekly Food

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