Maple Syrup Pie Recipe




Maple Syrup Pie Recipe

Ingredients :
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2/3 cup water
1-1/2 cups real maple syrup
2 tablespoons butter
Pastry for double-crust pie

How To Make Maple Syrup Pie :
Preheat oven to 400°. In a large saucepan, whisk cornstarch and water until smooth; whisk in syrup. Bring to boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in butter until melted. Set aside to cool.
On a lightly floured surface, roll dough for bottom crust to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim crust to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate; flute edge. Chill 30 minutes. Meanwhile, roll remaining dough to 1/4-in.-thickness; cut out maple leaves with 1-1/2 to 2-1/2- inch cookie cutters. Place on a baking sheet; chill.
Transfer maple filling to prepared pie plate. Bake 10 minutes on a lower oven rack. Reduce oven setting to 350°. Bake until crust is golden and filling is bubbly, 35-40 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Bake leaf cutouts until golden brown, 8-10 minutes. Arrange cutouts on top of pie to serve.

Test Kitchen tips :
While real maple syrup is pricey, it is well worth the expense. Don't substitute imitation maple syrup in this recipe.
The filling is pretty loose at first, setting up nicely as it sits and cools. It stays pretty soft and doesn't get very firm but does hold up when sliced.
Nutrition Facts :
1 piece: 536 calories, 26g fat (16g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


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