Pecan Pie Recipe From Justin Timberlake's Granny Sadie

Pop singer opens a restaurant in NYC. Get a recipe for his granny's pecan pie.

July 19, 2007 — -- Even pop stars have to go home sometimes, and when they do, nothing makes them feel better than homemade comfort food.

For Justin Timberlake, it's his Granny Sadie's pecan pie, a pie that is so good, it inspired him to open a restaurant in her honor. Southern Hospitality is opening in New York City.

Ingredients:

3 eggs, beaten

¾ cup of sugar

1/8 teaspoon of salt

1½ tablespoons of flour

3 tablespoons of butter, melted

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup of corn syrup (either light or dark)

1 cup of coarsely chopped pecans

1 pie shell, baked and cooled (use your own recipe, or store-bought)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, flour, salt, eggs and butter. Whisk ingredients until mixture becomes light in color. Add corn syrup, vanilla and chopped pecans. Stir with a rubber spatula until combined. Pour into a baked and cooled pie crust and bake in oven for 30 minutes. Pie is done when completely puffed across the top and the pecans have formed a nice, crispy crust.

*Recipe courtesy of Granny Sadie, Memphis, Tenn.

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