Black Walnut Pie

Black Walnut Pie

Servings 1 pie


  • Baking sheet
  • Pastry cloth
  • 9-inch Pyrex pie pan


  • 1 recipe Pie Crust for One-Crust Pie
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups black walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tbsps unsalted cultured butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Roll out pie crust pastry and place in pie pan, making extra-high, fluted rim.
  • In large mixing bowl, lightly beat eggs by hand.
  • Add lemon juice, corn syrup, vanilla, brown sugar, nuts, and butter.
  • Stir by hand long enough to begin dissolving sugar but not enough to incorporate air into filling. Do not beat.
  • Pour mixture into pie crust.
  • Bake on cookie sheet for 1 hour or until center of pie no longer is loose and nuts are browned.
  • Let pie come to room temperature before cutting.


Adapted from Hammons Products Company.