The French-speaking province of Québec produces more than 70% of the world’s maple syrup. It’s no wonder that maple syrup plays a large role in Canada’s culinary traditions. This sweet, comforting dessert is known and loved in homes across the province.
2/3 cup (170 g) flour
¼ cup (60 g) spelt flour or whole wheat flour
2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
¼ tsp (1.5 ml)
½ cup (125 g) butter, at room temperature
½ cup (125 g) sugar
2 large eggs
½ cup (125 ml) milk
2 cups (500 ml) 35% cream
2 ½ cups (625 ml) maple syrup
1. Mix the dry ingredients from part 1 and set aside.
2. Combine the butter and sugar from part 2 and set aside.
3. In a saucepan, combine the cream and syrup from part 4 and bring to a boil. Set aside.
4. In a mixer, combine the dry ingredients from part 1, wet mixture from part 2, and the milk and the eggs from part 3, one after the other. Mix well.
5. Pour the mixture into an ovenproof dish. Cover with the cream and maple syrup mixture from part 4.
6. Bake at 400°F (200°C) convection setting for about 30 minutes. Check doneness by inserting a knife into the centre. The pudding is done if the tip remains clean.
Place a baking sheet in the bottom of the oven in case the batter overflows during baking.