The History and my experience with bean pie
This dessert is known to be apart of the African American and Muslim culture in my research its also found in the southern states.It’s an dessert with a deep culture .This is all I know about this type of pie.This history is not huge over the internet but I know different cultures have own bean desserts.
Bean pie, Bean Pie Oh what a memory .I remember as a kid eating bean pie to be truthful wasn’t my favorite but I loved sweet baked goodies like cakes,cookies, pies and etc.Now that I am older I have teetered tottered with the idea for a while so now I finally made it happen.This my first homemade bean pie and I tell you it is really good .It really doesn’t taste like it has beans in it and its has a nice sweetness with spices that comes through beautifully.I like it I hope you’d like it.
Mis En Place:
1 15oz can of Navy beans-Drained and Rinsed
3/4 cup light brown sugar
2 eggs – room temp
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup of milk, half/half or evaporated milk
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp allspice
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 unbaked pie shell
1.Set the oven to 350 degrees
2.Puree the beans in a blender,food processor or with an immersion blender.Now add in the sugar,eggs ,vanilla ,spices milk and with a hand mixer on low speed mix together until fully incorporated.
3.Now pour mixture into pie shell.
4.Place into the oven for 45 mins or until a tooth pick comes clean.
5.When done put pie onto a wire rack to cool for about 30 mins-1 hr.
6 Now you can plate and serve with some whipped cream.