Canadian Brown Sugar Pie

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

In French, it is "Tarte au Sucre Brun." Delicious!! This is a basic pie from Quebec, Canada.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan, combine flour and sugar.
  3. Stir in milk, butter, salt and vanilla.
  4. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
  5. Pour into an unbaked pie shell.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking for 25 minutes.


Most Helpful

Not only incredibly easy to whip together (presuming you have an unbaked pie shell on hand), but this pie turns out to also be a real crowd-pleaser! Went quite well with cream whipped with about a teaspoon each of rum, sugar, and vanilla extract. Mmmm! Among a pie smorgasbord, this was one of those that wholly disappeared. Next time, I think I'll try adding a half-teaspoonful of cinnamon...

chefyl October 14, 2007

This pie was very easy to make. I followed the recipe exactly except I added a lattice top and added butter, cinnamon, and sugar to the top crust. It made it very pretty. I'm waiting for the pie to cool and looking forward to how this compares to the Crazy Pig in Quebec City.

tmcorbin26 August 15, 2016

Tarte au sucre is one of my families favorite dessert; mine has only 1 cup of milk, it makes it even sweeter.

Sage September 15, 2012

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