Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins
In French, it is "Tarte au Sucre Brun." Delicious!! This is a basic pie from Quebec, Canada.
- 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 cups packed brown sugar
- 1 1⁄2 cups evaporated milk
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
- In a saucepan, combine flour and sugar.
- Stir in milk, butter, salt and vanilla.
- Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
- Pour into an unbaked pie shell.
- 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.
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...
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.
Tarte au sucre is one of my families favorite dessert; mine has only 1 cup of milk, it makes it even sweeter.