Maple Pudding Cake (Pouding Chômeur)

Maple Pudding Cake (pouding Chômeur) Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

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

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Maple Pudding Cake (Pouding Chômeur)

Step-by-Step

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

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About Maple Pudding Cake (Pouding Chômeur)

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