Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Pie Recipes #45 - Butter Tart Pie Recipe

3 Eggs3/4 c Brown sugar; packed3/4 c Corn syrup3 tb Butter; melted4 ts Flour; all purpose1 1/2 ts Vanilla1/4 ts -salt2 1/4 c Currants or raisins1 Pie shell, 9", unbaked

In bowl, beat eggs lightly. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, flour, vanilla and salt until blended. Stir in currants or rasisns. Pour in pie shell. Bake in 400F for 5 minutes. Remove heat to 250F. Bake for about 30 minutes longer or till centre is just firm to the touch, covering eadges of pastry with foil if browning too much. Let cool completely before cutting. MAKES:10 Serving This version of butter tarts (a Canadian speciality) is easier to prepare than the traditional individual tarts. It is very rich and best served in small pieces.


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