Gâteau de Sirop

This simple "syrup cake" is a Cajun classic. The dessert's name comes from the cane syrup that gives the cake its texture and flavor.

Photo by Robert P.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2

    cups all purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/2

    cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature

  • 1

    cup (packed) dark brown sugar

  • 3

    large eggs

  • 1 3/4

    cups 100% pure cane syrup (such as Steen's)

  • 3/4

    cup evaporated milk

  • 1/4

    cup sour cream

  • 1 1/2

    cups chilled heavy whipping cream

  • Additional 100% pure cane syrup

  • Powdered sugar (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour 13 x 9 x 2-inch metal baking pan. Sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and 1 teaspoon salt into medium bowl. Using electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until smooth. Add sugar and beat until blended. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in 1 3/4 cups syrup, then evaporated milk and sour cream (batter may look curdled). Add dry ingredients and beat on lowest speed until blended. Transfer cake batter to prepared pan. Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 50 minutes. Cool cake in pan on rack. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover pan tightly with foil and store cake at room temperature. Beat cream in medium bowl until peaks form. Cut cake into squares. Place on plates. Spoon whipped cream alongside; drizzle with additional syrup. Dust with powdered sugar, if desired

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