Pouding Chômeur

August 14th, 2020 Blog 2

“Pouding Chômeur” is a staple in Quebec’s culinary history. Its name translates to “unemployed’s pudding”.

For many of us, it’s linked to childhood memories and family gatherings. Its beginnings are very humble, dear to our heart and a symbol of resilience.

Today we are sharing with you a recipe that is very dear to me, my grand-maman’s Pouding Chômeur. This recipe is rich and decadent and a perfect to snack on with your crafty project.

Bon appétit and happy baking! 

Pouding chômeur de ma grand-maman



  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • pinch of salt


  • Whisk all the ingredients for the syrup together and bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes. Pour into an 8×11 cake pan.
  • Whisk all the batter ingredients together until light and fluffy, pour over the syrup. Bake for 30 minutes in an oven preheated to 375ºF.
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