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How to Make Delicious Canadian Butter Tarts 🇨🇦 (Canada's favourite Dessert!)

    Canadian Butter Tarts 🇨🇦 (Canada's favourite Dessert!).

    You can have Canadian Butter Tarts 🇨🇦 (Canada's favourite Dessert!) using 16 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

    Ingredients of Canadian Butter Tarts 🇨🇦 (Canada's favourite Dessert!)

    1. You need of — Pastry Shell —.
    2. Prepare 256 grams of all-purpose flour (2 cups).
    3. It’s 3/4 teaspoon of salt.
    4. You need 190 grams of shortening (1 cup).
    5. Prepare 1 of egg.
    6. Prepare 30 ml of cold water (2 tablespoons).
    7. You need 15 grams of white vinegar (1 tablespoon).
    8. You need of — Filling —.
    9. It’s 100 grams of brown sugar (1 cup).
    10. It’s 75 grams of maple syrup (1/4 cup).
    11. It’s 42 grams of butter (3 tablespoons).
    12. It’s 1 of large egg.
    13. You need 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
    14. It’s 1 teaspoon of vinegar.
    15. You need 1/8 teaspoon of salt.
    16. Prepare 1/2 cup of pecans (you can substitute crushed walnuts if you like).

    Canadian Butter Tarts 🇨🇦 (Canada's favourite Dessert!) step by step

    1. In a large bowl, sift together the flower and salt, and cut in the shortening with two knifes until you have pieces the size of peas.
    2. In a small bowl, mix the wet ingredients together (egg, cold water, and vinegar).
    3. With the dry ingredients, make a 'well' in the center, and add the wet mixture. Fluff this with a fork until just mixed (Do not overmix!).
    4. In the bowl, press the combined mixture flat, and fold in half (repeat 3 or 4 times).
    5. Roll out your dough on a floured surface, until it's about 1/4-inch thick, or a little less. Now cut into circles a few inches across (you can use a cookie cutter, or a glass), and press them lightly to a cupcake tray..
    6. Now we can start on the Filling!.
    7. Beat the butter, brown sugar, and syrup. Once combined, add the egg, vanilla, vinegar, salt and crushed pecans. Pour into the pastry shells.
    8. Cook for 8 minutes at 230 C (450 F), and then reduce the heat to 175 C (350F F) for another 15-18 minutes until the filling is set..
    9. Enjoy!.