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  1. 1/2 c -Cold water

  2. 1/4 c Flour;all purpose

  3. 1 c Maple syrup;pure

  4. 1 Egg;lightly beaten

  5. 2 tb Butter

  6. 1 Pie shell;

  7. 8 ' baked

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  1. Tarte au sirop d’erable ‘This classic sweet of old Quebec has a smooth, rich filling, typically shallow and very sweet. Variations of the traditional recipes are still popular in Quebec. … Syrup, sugar or molasses pies of all kinds were popular in every region in pioneer days. In Quebec Maple Syrup Pie (Tarte au sirop d’erable) and Sugar Pie (tarte au sucre) made use of local maple syrup and maple sugar when available, or brown sugar for economy. Backwoods Pie , using brown sugar plus maple or corn syrup, appears in early Nova Scotia cookbooks as well as national books such as the Five Roses Cookbook (1915) Molasses Pie (tarte a la ferlouche or tarte a la molasses in Quebec) and Lassy Tart (in Newfoundland) was usually lightly spiced and thickened with bread crumbs. Shoofly Pie, most common in Mennonite areas, had molasses and brown sugar filling with crumbs on top. In the early years, when ingredients were scare, molasses was a standby everywhere.) Whisk water with flour until smooth; stir into syrup in small heavy saucepan. Stir in egg; cook over medium -low heat, stirring, until thick, about 7 minutes. Stir in butter until melted. Pour into pie shell. Let cool. SOURCE: The 2nd decade chapter, _A Century of Canadian Home Cooking_ —– Archive January 2010 December 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008


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