Bryanna's Vegan Pecan Pie

"From Byranna Grogan's recipes. I do need to note this will NOT taste like non Vegan pecan pie. If you are seeking that taste the only way to get it is to make a non Vegan pie."
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9 inch pie




  • NOTE: Use the white beet sugar/cane sugar AND the brown sugar/sucanat. it is NOT an OR. Use both white sugar and brown sugar.
  • If you wish to try the maple syrup version of this I suggest googling Bryanna Grogan and Pecan pie. Do not sub arrowroot or kuzu.
  • Mix the cornstarch with the 4 1/2 T water.
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F Bake your crust for 3 minutes. Remove to rack.
  • Combine water and sugars. Boil for 5 minutes. Add salt and dissolved cornstarch and whisk rapidly.
  • Stir and cook over high heat until just thickened and clear. Remove from heat and add margarine and vanilla. Stir until melted. It will be liquidish.
  • Pour into shell. Place pecan halves on top and press down a little into the mix. Place in middle of oven at 350°F Bake 30 minutes. It will be jiggly. It should set as it cools. Cool for at least 1 1/2 hours on rack then refrigerate until completely cooled and set.

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  1. Made this last night and let it set in the refrigerator overnight and can honestly say it tastes amazing and held together very well. It wasn't gelatinous at all so, someone must have not cooked the sugar mix long enough or something. I will most definitely be using this recipe again.
  2. I LOVE this recipe! I made it the 1st time and didn't let it thicken enough so it was a bit wobbly (which didn't stop my partner from sneaking pieces of it all night...) but the 2nd one is in the oven now and it looks perfect!
  3. I made this for Thanksgiving and was not impressed. Pecan pie isn't supposed to be gelatinous. I threw it out after a couple bites. I've been vegan ten years, and this is the worst vegan dessert I've ever made.
  4. I have to be contrary and say that it does NOT go without saying that the only way to make a pecan pie that tastes like a non-vegan pie is to make a non-vegan one. There are plenty of delicious plant-based foods out there that can make great tasting food without using animal products. Sorry! That said, I made this recipe having never even tasted Pecan Pie. I served it at a big Thanksgiving meal without disclosing that it was vegan, or that I had made it, and watched the reactions. Everyone seemed to enjoy the pie, and I did, too. I definitely think it can be improved, though. It has a very light taste, while I think Pecan Pie should be rather rich. In the future, I think I will use more margarine (Earth Balance Buttery Sticks are great), more brown sugar, and some Xantham Gum or Agar Agar to alter the filling texture a bit. It looked more like a caramel than anything. All in all, it's a recipe worth trying and improving upon.
  5. This was pretty good. I used part white sugar and part brown. I used a frozen pie crust and baked it for about 10 minutes before putting the filling in. When i cut into the pie i found out that the bottom of the crust did not cook. The filling is good, really, but, i think its missing something. Maybe next time i will add some refried beans (no joke).


I WILL NOT say they are Vegetarian or Vegan any longer due to the database changes. I DO NOT WISH YOU TO RECOMMEND THEM. Consider them as faulty. It's your own fault if you trust them. Don't bother to review. Don't ask me a question. I won't answer. I'm not here anymore. I will NOT warrent any recipe on this site put up by me as correct due to Scripps problems. IF they claim to have fixed it, I still do not warrent any recipe as correct except the ones that I put up personally on the tripod site so use any recipe posted under my name at your own risk. Basic? Lots of luck. Now the ones at [see De Gustibus Veg*n in link on top], yeah, I will take responsiblity for all of them and the ingredients. I put them up and any errors are all mine. No the door didn't hit me on the ### but the skid marks in the parking lot are mine.
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