Pouding Chomeur

Makes 8-10 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ sticks of butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 400º
  2. Prepare the sauce by mixing at high speed the maple syrup and the heavy cream until it stays together, about 30 seconds. Reserve for later
  3. In a mixer, blend the sugar and butter. Blend at low speed for about 3 minutes
  4. Add the flour and baking powder
  5. Add the eggs
  6. The result should be malleable, similar to cookie dough
  7. Set dough at the bottom of a baking dish.  Pour the sauce on top (reserve some sauce for later)
  8. Bake at 400º for 20 minutes
  9. When ready to serve, increase oven heat to 500º, add reserved sauce and heat for 2 minutes
  10. Serve hot with a small parfait of ice cream and pure maple syrup