A yummy and delicious sugary-rich pie is perfect for an impressive dessert serving after any meal. The tender crust will make every bite of it sugary sweet yet crunchy. It’s a classic Canadian dessert which is easy to make and ideal for every occasion.
|TOTAL TIME||60 mins|
|PREP TIME||30 mins|
|COOKING TIME||30 mins|
Ingredients for the Sugary and Tasty Canadian Dessert:
For making the crust you need,
- Unbleached all-purpose flour: 250 ML
- Sugar: 1 tbsp
- Salt: A pinch to taste
- Cubed and cold unsalted butter: 75 mL
- Egg: 1
- Cold water: 1 Tbsp
- Filling for the pie you need…….
- Cornstarch: 3 Tbsp
- Water: 3 Tbsp
- Maple syrup: 1 ½ cups
- 35% cream: ¼ cup
- Egg with a light beat: 1
- Unsalted butter: 2 Tbsp
Directions for Making the Crunchy Crust:
Take a bowl and take flour, sugar, and salt. Mix with clean hand and then put it in a food processor for the final mix. It’s time to Add butter and mix it well for few more seconds then check and again mix, till the butter reaches the size of peas.
Add one egg and water. Pulse it again till the time dough begin to form. Add some water, based on the requirement to make a soft and spongy dough. Now take it out from your food processor. Show your creative side and make a disc using your hands.
Use a flour powder work surface for rolling out the dough. Take a 23-cm or 9-inch pie plate and place the rolled dough. Keep it in the refrigerator for about 30 mins
Place the rack of your oven in oven middle position. Now, preheat your oven @ 220 °C (425 °F).
Now cover up the pastry crust using aluminum foils. Fill it with dried beans, or you can use pie weights. Allow it to bake for 10 minutes till the time the crust turns dry. Now remove your foil and weight from the crust. Bake for another 10 minutes till the time crust gets properly cooked and gives a golden brown appearance. Keep it aside and let it cool down.
Get the Filling Ready For The Pie
Take a deep saucepan and heat it for 2 mins and then take it off the heat. Add water to it then dissolve cornstarch in it.
Now add the maple syrup in it and one by one add cream and egg. Mix it well to combine all ingredients well
Put on the flame and Wait till it reaches the gentle boiling stage. Do not allow it to get burnt and keep stirring constantly using a whisk. Keep Simmer for at least a minute.
Add up butter and then stir till the time it reaches the melted stage. Take it off from the gas stove and Pour right into the crust. Allow it to cool down.
Now refrigerate the sugar pie for 2 to 3 hours or till the time the filling gets firm.
Garnish it well to serve the yummy Pie Dessert…..
Take a sharp kitchen Knife and cut the sugar pie into eight equal triangle slices
Put it on a dessert plate Add a scoop vanilla ice cream.
Garnish with dry fruit and serve
Tips and Tricks to Enhance The Taste:
To decorate and boost up the flavor of the dessert well you can sprinkle chocolate syrup
Nutritional Facts and Rating:
This mouthwatering dessert will be loved by people young and old. The yummy and tasty dessert per serving contains 331 calories and 8 g fat. It also contains 62.2 g carbohydrates and 4 g protein in addition to 65 mg cholesterol and 383 mg sodium. This dessert is healthy and tasty too.
It is one of the easiest and less time-consuming dessert preparation and perfects to serve after dinner or even after lunch especially in the summer months. You can remove ice-cream from this dessert in winters and add a scoop of rice pudding for your winter serving. Keeping in mind the level of satisfaction it offers to your sweet teeth and nutritional factor this excellent dessert surely deserves a rating of 4 on 5.