Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Ultimate Maple Syrup Pie


I found this recipe about a year ago in one of my favourite cookbooks: 

"The Flavours of Canada"
by Anita Stewart
It's a classic french canadian dessert also known as "Tarte au sucre" or sugar pie and it is just delicious...give it a try!

Servings:         8 servings
Prep time:       5 minutes
Cook time:      40-45 minutes
Total time:       45-50 minutes + cooling time 

2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 9-inch pie shell (bought or home made)
whipping cream and toasted walnuts for garnish

-in a medium bowl beat eggs lightly
-whisk in brown sugar, cream, maple syrup and vanilla
-beat long enough to dissolve sugar crystals
-pour filling into pie shell and bake in a preheated 350F oven for 40-45 minutes or until centre is just becoming firm
-let cool before serving
-serve topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with toasted walnuts

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1 comment:

  1. che bell'aspetto questa torta. proverò a farla :)