Maple Butter Tarts!
As I'd mentioned back in my Poutine recipe post, my coming out of the closet as an immigrant has had quite the positive effect on this blog. You now have my poutine recipe, a crazy original recipe for Pumpkin Spice Nanaimo Bars, as well as my original (was stil closeted at the time!) recipe post for Mocha Nanaimo Bars.
Well, today I'd like to introduce you to another delicacy from my homeland - Butter Tarts!
Yep, these are the goodies mentioned in Len's "Steal my Sunshine" (in the radio version, anyway, not this video!). They've been around forever, and you can get them anywhere in Canada... Tim Horton's.. gas stations.. even boxes of factory made ones, sort like Little Debbie stuff.
Because they've been around forever, there are about a million versions of it. Some use brown sugar, some use white... most use corn syrup, I use maple... you get the idea.
This recipe is one of many fantastic Canadian recipes in my cookbook, "More Than Poutine: Favourite Foods from my Home and Native Land”.
"More than Poutine" is a Canadian cookbook like no other - written by a Canadian living away, it includes both traditional home cooking recipes, as well as accurate homemade versions of many of the snacks, sauces, convenience foods, and other food items that are hard to come by outside of Canada!
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Puffed Wheat Squares
Tiger Tail Ice Cream
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On to that Maple Butter Tarts recipe!