Gourmet maple syrup pie

 

Preparation and cooking time: 50 min

Ingredients

  • 1 L (4 cups) flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 500 ml (2 cups) vegetable shortening
  • 250 ml (1 cup) cold water
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) vinegar
  • 1 egg
  • 90 ml (6 Tbsp) butter
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) flour
  • 250 ml (1 cup) boiling water
  • 500 ml (2 cups) maple syrup

Method
Combine the flour, salt, and shortening. Add the vinegar and the egg to the water, blend into the flour mixture, and mix well. Chill dough for a day before rolling out.
Melt the butter and add the flour, the boiling water, and the maple syrup. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour into a piecrust and bake at 200o C (400o F) for about 35 min.