Canadian Maple Butter Tarts

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

I grew up near several large producing maple sugar bushes in Canada and maple syrup was in many things my mother made. Butter tarts are a traditional Canadian treat, these include real maple syrup.

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  1. Roll out pastry and cut into 12 circles.
  2. Fit pastrys into muffin or tart cups.
  3. Sprinkle raisins and or walnuts in the bottom of each tart.
  4. Beat together eggs, maple syrup, brown sugar, butter and salt.
  5. Pour into tart shells, about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake at 375 F for 20-25 minutes, until set.
  7. Cool 5 minutes and remove from pan.
  8. In some places you can find pre made tart shells in the freezer section along side pie shells.