Sugar pie is a decidedly Eastern Canadian thing. Most western Canadians have never heard of it. Most western Canadians don’t know that there are different kinds of maple syrup either, but that’s ok.

Sugar pie is the sweetest dessert you will ever have. Seriously, I challenge you to find a sweeter dessert. My daughter can’t stand it, my son will eat any dessert put in front of him and then there is Robert. Robert looooooves sugar pie. He would probably marry it if he was given the chance. While Robert says my sugar pie is very good, he says it is not as good as his mothers – he’s a good son.

Without futher adieu, here it is: (Not Robert’s mom’s) Maple Sugar Pie.


225 g (1 cup) all-purpose flour
80 g (1/3 cup) butter or margarine
2.5 g (½ teaspoon) salt
80 ml (1/3 cup) cold water
Buy one pre-made in the freezer aisle of any grocery store

225 ml (1 cup) pure maple syrup
100 ml (½ cup) light cream
100 g (½ cup) all-purpose flour
100 ml (½ cup) water
Chopped nuts or coconut (optional)

Pre heat oven to 350. Line pie pan with pastry and bake just until golden brown (7ish minutes)
Pour syrup into deep sauce pan. On medium-high heat bring syrup to a boil, stirring occasionally.
In a bowl Mix flour with water, then add the boiling pure maple syrup. Stir this concoction until it has thickened.
Next, add the cream and then let it cool. Once it has cooled down pour into already cooked pie shell.
Sprinkle with chopped nuts or coconut (Optional)

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