Caramel Date Cream Pie
Posted by: Elaine Sun, 18 Apr 2004, at 5:20 a.m.
This impressive dessert is the perfect choice for a dinner party. Chock-full of
nuts and silky caramel, it will satisfy even the sweetest tooth.
1 ( 14-ounce ) can EagleŽ Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk( NOT evaporated milk )
2/3 cup chopped dates
2/3 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup ( 1/2 pint ) whipping cream, whipped
1 (6-ounce ) package graham cracker crumb crust
Caramelize EagleŽ Brand by preferred method. Stir in dates, pecans and milk;
cool. Chill thoroughly. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into crust. Chill 3 hours or
until set. Garnish as desired. Refrigerate leftovers.
To caramelize EagleŽ Brand Microwave: Pour EagleŽ Brand into 2-quart glass
measure. Microwave on 1/2 power Medium 4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes.
Reduce to 1/3 power (LOW); microwave 12 to 16 minutes or until thick and light
caramel-colored, stirring briskly every 2 minutes until smooth. Cool. Chill
Stovetop: Pour EagleŽ Brand into top of double broiler; cover. Place over
boiling water. Over low heat, simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until thick and light
caramel-colored. Beat until smooth. Cool. Chill thoroughly.
Oven: Preheat oven to 425°. Pour EagleŽ Brand into 8 or 9-inch pie plate. Cover
with aluminum foil; place in shallow pan. Fill pan with hot water. Bake 1 to 1/2
hours or until thick and light caramel-colored. Remove foil; cool. Chill
Caution: Never heat unopened can.