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Jefferson Davis Pie

Jefferson Davis Pie

Susan Hissam

"This pie is extremely rich and should be served in small wedges. It's especially good with a dollop of bourbon whipped cream."
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servings 390 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings


  • Calories:
  • 390 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 26.9 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 95 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 164 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix white sugar, brown sugar, and flour.
  3. Add softened butter, cream, eggs and vanilla. Mix until well blended. Pour into 2 unbaked pie shells.
  4. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 10 minutes, then reduce temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking for 45 to 50 minutes.
  5. Bourbon Whipped Cream: Whip cream and add sugar gradually until stiff peaks form. Once cream is whipped, gently fold in the bourbon.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 17 Ratings

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This is a nice basic recipe for Jefferson Davis pie. The terrific thing about this pie is that it's so customizable. If you've never had it, it's difficult to explain the taste, but I'll try. ...

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I made a post a bit ago about this recipe. I wish I could take it back, but I haven't found out how. I stated that there is a problem with this recipe. In that in the ingredients list it says...

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This is a nice basic recipe for Jefferson Davis pie. The terrific thing about this pie is that it's so customizable. If you've never had it, it's difficult to explain the taste, but I'll try. ...

It's in the oven now, but was a little bit of a disaster last night because it overflowed everywhere in my oven. It should be noted that deep-dish pie crusts be used in order to avoid this. I'...

Very Rich and Delicious! Please note the recipe is for (2) 9" Pies. If you will take about a 2" srip of aluminum foil and wrap in around the exposed crust until the last 15 min. of w...

This was one of my husbands favorite pies when he was a kid. It turned out as well as his Mother made. Thanks for the recipe.

This is a delicious Southern dessert

Yummm! Fabulous dessert, very very rich. The bourbon added to the whipping cream was awesome. I cut the amount of bourbon in half and there was just a hint of flavor. I didn't want to over-p...

I took them out of the oven about 25 minutes before the recipe said because the pies were burning! Oh and that's another thing. I did not realize the recipe was for 2 pies until I was done maki...

Imade this for our family gathering at Thanksgiving and everyone begged me to make it for Christmas. A permanent addition to our traditional holiday menu.

This pie is awesome. I did not make the bourbon whipped cream. I am only rating 4 stars as the recipe isn't real clear on how many pies this makes. I read all the reviews and for some people ...

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