tarte au sucre (sugar pie)

This is a recipe for my favorite winter-time dessert, "tarte au sucre" (sugar pie), a sweet French-Canadian favorite:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 pastry shells and 8-inch pie plate