Pouding Chômeur

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2020, America's Test Kitchen TV

This maple syrup cake, otherwise known as Pouding Chômeur, was born of the Great Depression—yet it is decidedly rich.

SERVES6 to 8

TIME1 hour

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This Quebecois dessert comprises a coarse-crumbed cake, a luscious sauce of maple syrup and cream, and a caramelized, craggy top. To ensure that the cake remained separate from the from the maple-cream sauce, we added more flour to provide ...

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