Maple Pudding Cake (pouding Chômeur) Recipe

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Maple Pudding Cake (Pouding Chômeur)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

"Unemployed man's pudding" is made from ingredients that are inexpensive and abundant in Quebec. From Gourmet March, 2006.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
pure maple syrup (amber or grade b)
3/4 c
heavy cream
2 tsp
cider vinegar
pinch
salt
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter, softened (3 ounces)
1/3 c
sugar
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 c
cake flour (not self-rising)
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put oven rack in upper third of oven and preheat oven to 350F.
2
Stir together maple syrup, heavy cream, cider vinegar, and pinch of salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, then remove from heat.
3
Beat together butter and sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 1 minute.
4
Add egg and vanilla, then beat until just combined (batter will be very thick).
5
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together into egg mixture and stir with a rubber spatula until just combined.
6
Pour 1/3 cup syrup mixture into baking dish.
7
Divide batter in bowl into 6 mounds with rubber spatula and spoon each mound onto syrup mixture in baking dish, spacing mounds evenly.
8
Pour remaining syrup mixture over and around mounds.
9
Bake until topping is golden and firm to the touch, 25 to 30 minutes.
10
Serve warm, with creme fraiche or sour cream if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian