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The Famous ‘Pouding Chomeur’ (Maple Syrup Pudding Cake) from Restaurant Les Labours

Would you like to make the delicious Maple Syrup Pudding Cake served at Restaurant Les Labours at home?

Here is the recipe!


  • 400 g of White Flour
  • 48 g of sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 15 g of Baker’s Yeast
  • 40 g water
  • 4 eggs
  • 200 g of 35% cream

The technique used is the one to make brioche, which is a bred –type dough that must rise and rest before baking.

  • Mix yeast and warm water.
  • Mix flour, sugar, salt, eggs and yeast mixture and knead for about 6 minutes.
  • Combine butter in until the dough is soft.
  • Put the dough in the fridge for 2 hours.
  • Take the dough out and let it rise at room temperature for about 3 hours, covered with a damp cloth.
  • Put in a bread pan and bake at 375°F for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Test baking with a toothpick – it must come clean.

Chômeur Sauce

  • 750 ml of 35% cream
  • 300 ml of brown sugar
  • 75 ml of maple syrup
  • 30 ml cornstarch
  • 100 ml water

  • In a pot, bring to boil cream, maple syrup and brown sugar.
  • Cook for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  • Mix cornstarch with water and add to syrup base, then let cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
  • In a shallow dish, place the brioche pieces and add the chômeur sauce, bake 10 minutes at 400°F.
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream and enjoy!
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Germain HôtelsApril 10th, 2020
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