Maple Pecan Pie Smoothie

from The Blender Girl Smoothies book
August 21, 2010

This maple pecan pie smoothie from The Blender Girl Smoothies book tastes like pie a la mode. Blend it up in 5 minutes!

Maple Pecan Pie Smoothie

This maple pecan pie smoothie from The Blender Girl Smoothies book tastes just like a melted piece of pecan pie a la mode, and you can blend it up in 5 minutes!

Rob and I were in Ojai, California this week and we were baking! Unfortunately not the put-a-pie-in-the-oven kind of baking, rather the it’s-too-hot-for-humans kind where you’re sweating in embarrassing places you didn’t know could weep for themselves.

OK, so perhaps I’m overstating the heat just a tad, and I shouldn’t be complaining after escaping the slap-you-in-the-face oppressive heat of Arizona. But when you’ve been standing under the hot sun in a field knee-deep in bushes for two hours waiting for the light to change, it brings out the where-is-my-assistant-with-the-umbrella princess side of any girl!

We came back to our hotel and were in desperate need of refreshments. Or more accurately, treats! Rob was craving a piece of mum’s pecan pie. Flashback to Rob’s infamous homage to “George Costanza with the chocolate éclair” when under the guise of doing the dishes after one of our dinner parties was sprung surreptitiously shoveling leftover pecan pie from the plates of our dinner guests!

Today, as we couldn’t zap ourselves back into our kitchen; (and quite frankly, had no inclination to bake any further) we decided to do the next best thing, and turn on our blender and make a pecan pie smoothie.

Much like my apple pie, this pecan pie smoothie does even the most coveted slice of pecan pie justice. In the spirit of replicating our perfect mouthful of pie (or more accurately, pie worthy of stealing off other people’s plates) we used maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla make the pecans sing.

This pecan pie smoothie is a decadent dessert in a glass, and will rock your world.

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Vegan Maple Pecan Pie Smoothie

This maple pecan pie smoothie from The Blender Girl Smoothies book tastes like pecan pie a la mode, and you can blend it up in 5 minutes!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 16-ounce glasses
Author Tess Masters

Ingredients

optional boosters

Instructions

  1. Throw all of the ingredients into your blender (including any boosters) and blast on high for 30 to 60 seconds until smooth and creamy. 

Recipe Notes

Recipe from The Blender Girl Smoothies book
Photo by Trent Lanz; styling by Alicia Buszczak

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