Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Whiskey Pie with Tipsy Berries Anyone ?

Prep / Total time : 3 hours  15 minutes        Serves 8

Offer with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and, to save time, you can simply top with a mix of your favorite fresh fruit.

One bite of this must-try treat and you'll soon find yourself head-over-heels in love. Another slice, anyone?
1-2/3             cups finely crushed graham cracker crumbs*
3                    tablespoons sugar
1/4                 cup butter, melted
2                    tablespoons all-purpose flour
1                    cup sugar
3                    large eggs, beaten
1                    cup buttermilk
1/2                 cup butter, melted 

4                    tablespoons bourbon
1                    teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8                 teaspoon sea salt
                     **Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg **
Tipsy Berries (recipe below)

1.           Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together first 3 ingredients; firmly press on bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until fragrant. Cool completely on a wire rack (about 30 minutes). Reduce oven temperature to 325°.
2.          Whisk together flour and 1 cup sugar. Whisk in eggs until sugar is dissolved. Whisk in buttermilk and next 5 ingredients until smooth. Pour into crust.
3.          Bake at 325° for 45 to 50 minutes or until puffy and golden. Cool completely on a wire rack (about 1 hour). Chill until ready to serve. Serve with Tipsy Berries.
**Chocolate graham crackers may be substituted.**

                                 Tipsy Berries
Makes 2-1/2 cups

Tipsy Berries are a summery spin on ambrosia. They are easy and elegant to prepare and add a fresh color to our Whiskey Pie.
1                     (16-oz.) container fresh strawberries, sliced
1                     cup fresh blueberries ( or berries of your choice) 1/2                  cup fresh raspberries 
1/4                  cup shaved fresh coconut
2                     tablespoons bourbon
2                     teaspoons sugar
Stir together strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, coconut, bourbon, and sugar. Let stand 30 minutes. Serve with a slotted spoon.


  1. Mm..yummy! I like those tipsy berries :)

  2. Hi Medeja , this is a special treat at my house and I do make it iften , thanks for dropping by :).

  3. Dear Nee,
    Berries, Pie, Coconut, and Bourbon! How delicious this sounds. Great recipe! Thanks for sharing...Happy October! Blessings....
    Dottie :O)

    1. Hi Dottie , the bourbon gives it the flavor , my kids say mama is making thr drunk pie . Thanks for stopping by :).

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    1. Hi Nellie , my kids like it on Angel Food cake with ice cream , thanks for stopping by :).


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