Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism

Pecan Nut & Vanilla Pie by Freedom Hill


  • Castor Sugar
  • 2 Cups Butter
  • 125 Grams Cream
  • 1 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 & Half Cup Pecan Nuts
  • 3 Cups Vanilla Pod
  • 1 Eggs
  •  5 Sweet Pastry
  •  250 Grams
  • Maple Syrup
  • Ice Cream
  • Vanilla Essence
  • 25 ML Cream
  • 1 Litre Maple Syrup
  • 1 Cup Castor Sugar
  • 1 Cup Eggs
  • 10 Fig & Pecan Salsa
  • Green Fig Preserve 1 Small Jar
  • Pecan Nuts  1 Cup


ICE CREAM : Bring the cream, maple syrup and the vanilla essence to the boil. In a separate bowl whisk the sugar and the eggs together until creamy. Slowly pour the hot cream over the eggs and continually stir. Pour the mix into a ice cream machine and freeze.

SALSA : Chop the pecan nuts and the fig preserve together and mix with the juice from the preserve. Place in a bowl and cover storing in a fridge.

PIE : Place the sugar in a heavy bottom pan and caramelize. Add the butter and the nuts. Add the cream and the vanilla pod and the syrup. Bring the mix to a boil and remove from the heat to cool. Prepare your pie tin with the sweet pastry. Blind bake the pastry at 180 degrees. Remove from the oven and allow the pastry to cool. Beat the eggs into the pie mix one a t a time until they are all incorporated. Pour the mix into the dish and place in a 165 degree oven for approximately 30 minutes.

Serve with ice cream and dollops of fig salsa

Served with Freedom Hill Shiraz 2005




The Dwarsrivier Valley

The Dwarsrivier Valley serves as a triumphant example of the way forward. Here we can experience a unique balance between pure historical Cape Culture and modern day lifestyles of wellness, gourmet foods and fine wines. The valley has what it takes to satisfy the humanitarian, the socialite, the nature lover, the historian, the adventurous spirit and certainly the connoisseur.


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