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                           Creamy Maple Syrup Pie
 Recipe By     : The Canadiana Cookbook/Mme Jehane Benoit/1970
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pies & Pastry                    Maple Syrup
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         Pastry of your choice
    2      tbsp          butter
    2      tbsp          all-purpose flour
    2                    egg yolks
    1      c             maple syrup
      1/3  c             water
      1/2  c             chopped walnuts
 Melt butter and stir in flour, mixing well. Beat egg yolks with syrup and
 water. Add to butter-flour mixture and cook over boiling water until thick
 and creamy, stirring most of the time. Add walnuts and let cool. Pour into
 an 8-inch pie shell or divide into 6 individual tart molds lined with pastry.
 As a variation, sprinkle the nuts on top instead of mixing them in the
 To make chiffon maple tarts, beat 2 egg whites until stiff, fold into
 cooked and cooled maple cream, then pour into baked tart shells.
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 NOTES : This is an exquisite filling used for small tarts. Top them with a
 dab of whipped cream or chopped walnuts for dinner of buffet parties.