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Chocolate Cashew Derby Pie

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Chocolate Cashew Derby PiwThere are a couple of things that make a derby pie special.  It is southern, abundant on the first Saturday of May when the Kentucky Derby runs and it features another southern specialty – bourbon.

While the original Derby Pie features walnuts, pecans are often substituted. This is actually a very close cousin to the pecan pie.  But I feel strongly that cashews are a grossly underused nut, so I set about doing something about it.  And Chocolate Cashew Derby Pie is it. Continue reading