Pecan pie has gel structure due to the egg. The high sugar content also contributes to the gelling of the egg.

pecan pie

RECIPES vary but following are some with ingredients used.
1.75 pecans, 2 eggs, 1 cup light corn syrup,
1/4 c. brown sugar, 1 tbsp molasses, 2 tbsp melted butter, 2 tbsp flour, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 tsp vanila

Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012.