I am making the spiced maple pecan pie for thanksgiving along with some homemade ice cream.. I know vanilla would go well but wanted something a bit more adventurous. Any suggestions? All are welcome!
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Sarah is Food52's senior staff writer & stylist.
I think a honey ice cream would be great! https://food52.com/recipes...
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My boyfriend recently made this brown butter cinnamon ice cream to pair with a brown-bottom oat pie, but I think it'd go just as well with pecan! https://food52.com/recipes...
Nancy is a trusted home cook.
This sounds SO good!
or maybe salted caramel? https://food52.com/recipes...
American whiskey, of course ;)
Bourbon vanilla ice cream...mmm good.
amysarah is a trusted home cook.
I make a maple pecan ice cream (recipe on this site) - those flavors are really good together. Maybe you could make the maple ice cream, leaving out the pecans so it's not redundant.
Oops, just saw that you said the pie was maple pecan....never mind!
hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.
Sage ice cream would be delicious, autumnal, and unusual with pecan pie.
AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.
Swirl Paul Virant's pumpkin butter (Genius recipe here on Food52) into vanilla ice cream, or make his pumpkin ice cream made with the pumpkin butter (recipe in his fine cookbook, "Preservation Kitchen"). ;o)
PieceofLayerCake is a trusted source on baking.
I say go boozy with bourbon or dark rum. I've made a dark rum, egg yolk frozen custard once that was incredible. I've since misplaced the recipe, but I'm sure I can dig it up.
June is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Vanilla. I like cinnamon with Sweet potato pie, but not so much with pecan.
I'd go with simple to contrast with the maple and spice--creme fraiche perhaps?
Rachael is a trusted home cook.
I tend not to recommend my own recipes very much because it makes me feel kind of twitchy and awkward, but I have a boozy banana no-churn ice cream recipe which would be a little different and fun I think. Plus, it takes about 30 seconds to make so that's always a plus. https://food52.com/recipes...
these all sound so good now i can't decide! thank you so much for all the suggestions :)