Quebec City Sugar Pie with Thick Cream

Quebec City Sugar Pie with Thick Cream


"This version is the regional specialty at its finest. This lovely brown-sugar-and-egg mixture sets like pumpkin pie! Serve in a pool of thick cream, which is the perfect complement to the rich, sweet dessert."


2 h servings 622 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 622 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 36.7 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 69.5g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 482 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Whisk the eggs and the egg yolk in a bowl until frothy. Add the milk and vanilla; beat well. Slowly stir in the flour, salt, and brown sugar. Pour the mixture into the pie crust.
  3. Whisk together the light whipping cream and the heavy cream in a separate bowl; chill in refrigerator.
  4. Bake the pie in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Lower the temperature setting to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake until the center is set, another 35 to 45 minutes. Allow to cool on a rack. Serve at room temperature on a plate in a pool of the chilled cream mixture.
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  1. 17 Ratings


Being from Quebec, I've tried many sugar pie recipes and this one's definitely a winner! I made the recipe with no changes and my whole family raved about it on New Year's day. My mother, who'...

I LOVE sugar pie being from Quebec I grew up eating this all the time. Now we enjoy this at every Holiday.

I grew up in Montreal, Quebec. I have tasted more Tarte au Sucre than I can possibly say... This is by far the best and easiest one. Small pieces though! It's lethally sweet! (and that is a...

One of my faves; a cross between sugar pie/custard pie?! DELISH!

Being from Indiana, we have an affinity for sugar cream pies. While on this web site I came across this version. This is not anything like Mrs. Wicks Sugar cream pie, BUT I would say it is fanta...

Tasty pie, though parts of it came out a little too gelatinous in texture. Maybe I should have taken it out of the oven earlier? I also wonder why the recipe calls for 2 eggs + 1 yolk. If I ever...

Very good!

I made this for thanksgiveing and excluded the cream and it was gone almost immediately. Delish!

Oh this was soooo decadent. Real vanilla extract is the key to the delicious taste. Mix the sugar, flour and salt very well before adding to the wet ingredients (I used a pastry blender). Reme...