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Sugar Pie

Today I offer you to bake simple, but incredibly tender and delicious sugar pie. Even if you consider yourself to be a freshman in pastry cooking, you won’t get any problems with this recipe. The ease of cooking and perfection of taste is a short description of this sugar pie. Tasting it once, you will become its fan forever. Crispy sugar crust on the top and tender crumb soaked with cream inside just can leave you indifferent.
70 min
12 servings


  • Milk
    100 ml
  • Vanilla sugar
    10-15 g
  • Active dry yeast
    8 g
  • Butter
    170 g
  • Egg
    2 pcs
  • Flour
    250 g
  • Cream
    180 ml


  • 1. Pour some vanilla sugar and dry yeast into warmed milk. Mix it thoroughly and put aside for about 10 minutes. Cut 70 grams of butter from the whole stick and put it aside. Melt the remaining part of the butter in the microwave oven.
  • 2. During this time yeast activates in a warm and sweet condition and foamy «cap» appears on the surface. Right this «cap» will indicate that the yeast is ready to be used to make the dough.
  • 3. Take a deeper bowl and pour yeast mass and melted butter there. Add eggs and whisk all ingredients thoroughly. Don’t beat the mixture, just make it smooth.
  • 4. Now start to sieve flour, mixing the dough with a spatula. You get a sticky mass. You must get right this dough texture for the sugar pie. Covering the top of thebowl with a cling film, wrap it additionally with a warm towel and place it in a warm place for about an hour.
  • 5. While the dough is being kept in the warm place, let’s cook sugar and butter crumbles. To do this, just mash sugar and butter with a spoon to get crumbles. To avoid butter melting, put the bowl with sugar and butter crumbles in the cold place.
  • 6. Check the dough in an hour. It must increase significantly and minimum double in size.
  • 7. Cover a square (20*20 cm) or rectangular (15*30 cm) heatproof dish with the baking paper. Then put the bold dough with your hands oiled in advance. Even it. Then cover the dish with the dough with the towel and put aside for half an hour.
  • 8. Within this time the layer of the dough slightly increases. Then oil your fingers and make holes all over the surface.
  • 9. Then take the bowl with sugar and butter crumbles out of the fridge and spread it evenly over the surface of your pie. The layer of crumbles must be solid without any clearance. Right these crumbles will make the pie sweet.
  • 10. Bake your sugar pie at 400 °F for about half an hour. When its top becomes golden brown and with sugar crust over it, take it out of the oven and pour it over with cream ((10-20 %)) evenly. Make sure your cream is of room temperature. Place your sugar pie into the oven again for another 10 minutes.
  • 11. Done sugar pie is very tender, so let it cool down till warm in the baking dish and after remove it and put on the plate.
  • 12. A slice of tender sugar pie and a cup of flavoured coffee can help to pass the time and make any evening downhome.
  • 13. Bon appetit!