Tarte au sucre/Belgian brown sugar pie

January 12, 2013
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  • Makes 1 pie
Author Notes

Again, a typical (very sweet) Belgian pie.On Sunday afternoons, Belgian families get together to have a walk and eat cake.This a great winter recipe for a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon. —MarieGlobetrotter

What You'll Need
  • 2 ½ cups cane/brown sugar
  • 1 2/3 cups Flour
  • 3 ½ tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 milliliters crème fraîche
  • 100 milliliters lukewarm milk
  1. Heat the milk slightly and pour in the yeast
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour and the salt. Dig a well in the middle
  3. In a bowl, beat an egg with the caster sugar then add the milk. Gradually, pour this mixture into the well and incorporate slowly.
  4. Melt the butter and add to mixture
  5. Knead the dough, form a ball and set aside for 30 minute at room temperature to let it rise.
  6. Roll out the dough on a floured surface. Butter a pie pan and line the pie pan with the dough. Prick the dough with a fork
  7. Sprinkle the dough with the brown sugar.
  8. In a bowl, beat two eggs with the cream and pour onto the dough. Place little daps of butter onto the surface
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes on 375F

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