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How to Make Yummy 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 achieve it.

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

    1. It’s of — Pastry Shell —.
    2. You need of all-purpose flour (2 cups).
    3. You need of salt.
    4. You need of shortening (1 cup).
    5. You need of egg.
    6. It’s of cold water (2 tablespoons).
    7. It’s of white vinegar (1 tablespoon).
    8. You need of — Filling —.
    9. It’s of brown sugar (1 cup).
    10. It’s of maple syrup (1/4 cup).
    11. It’s of butter (3 tablespoons).
    12. It’s of large egg.
    13. It’s of vanilla.
    14. It’s of vinegar.
    15. Prepare of salt.
    16. It’s 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!.