Maple Syrup Butter Tart Squares

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 20 min

Makes

16 squares

* PLUS cooling time

Up your butter tart game from circle to square with this maple-infused update on the Canadian classic.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter , cubed

Filling

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup 35% cream
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter , melted

Instructions

  • Position rack in bottom third of oven. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly oil an 8 × 8-in. baking dish, then line with overhanging parchment.
  • Whirl flour with granulated sugar and salt in a food processor until combined. Add cubed butter and continue whirling until a ball forms, 1 min. Press dough firmly into an even layer in prepared dish.
  • Whisk brown sugar with eggs in a large bowl. Stir in cream, maple syrup and melted butter. Pour over dough.
  • Bake in bottom third of oven until filling is puffed, about 1 hour. Transfer to a rack to cool completely, about 2 hours.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 280,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Sodium
  • 89 mg.