Old-fashioned maple syrup pie with maple praline crust

Old-fashioned maple syrup pie with maple praline crust
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  • Serves1 large pie ou 12 tarts
  • Prep time15 mins
  • Cook time25 mins
  • Timeout2 hours 10 mins
  • FreezingFreezes well


  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 1 cup of walnuts
  • 1/2 cup of pecans
  • 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter
  • 8 Medjool dates, pitted and crushed
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 cup of maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch


  1. Steps for the crust: Preheat the oven to 350°F and place the rack at the centre of it. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper then set aside.
  2. Pour the maple syrup into a pan and bring to a boil. Cook for a minute then add the nuts. Mix well then transfer to the baking sheet. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the nuts to a food processor and blend. Add the flour and melted butter and mix again. Spread the crust in a regular pie dish or a small tart dish then bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Steps for the pie: submerge the dates in warm water for 5 minutes. Then blend the dates and water as well as the syrup until smooth. Set aside.
  5. Dilute the cornstarch in 2 tablespoons of water then pour into a pot with the syrup mix.
  6. Bring to a boil and bake for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Pour the mix onto the crust and let cool completely.
Recipe published on August 19, 2018