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canadian butter tarts with maple syrup

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

These easy sweet treats are absolutely delicious… perfect to enjoy anytime!

yield 12 mini tarts
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For canadian butter tarts with maple syrup

  • 2 lg
    9-inch pie crusts, cold and rolled to 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    good quality maple syrup
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 lg
    free-range eggs, room temperature and beaten
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch
    fleur de sel
  • 1/2 c
    sultana raisins aka golden raisins (substitute currents or chopped pecans)

How To Make canadian butter tarts with maple syrup

  • 1
    Cut 6-inch circles using a cookie cutter in the dough. Place circles in a 12-muffin pan, pressing into the bottom and up the sides; set aside.
  • 2
    Preheat the oven to 375ºF
  • 3
    In a bowl or large measuring cup, add brown sugar, maple syrup, melted butter, eggs, vanilla and fleur de sel. Whisk until the ingredients are well incorporated. Add raisins and stir to blend.
  • 4
    Pour the filling evenly in the prepared muffin cups 2/3rds full.
  • 5
    Transfer to the preheated oven and bake for 18 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and desired consistency, rotating the pan halfway through baking.
  • 6
    Remove from the heat and cool for 10 minutes in the pan before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 7
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