Easy Cider Maple Pie

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Makes: 12

Ingredients

  1. 1 store-bought frozen 9-in. (23-cm) pie shell
  2. 1 cup (250 mL) hard cider
  3. 1 cup (250 mL) 35% whipping cream, divided
  4. 1/3 cup (75 mL) cornstarch, sifted
  5. 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) pure maple syrup

Method

  1. Bake pie shell according to package directions; cool completely. 
  2. Meanwhile, in medium heavy-bottomed saucepan, boil cider until reduced to 1/3 cup (75 mL). Cool completely then whisk in 2 tbsp (30 mL) whipping cream and cornstarch until smooth. Transfer to bowl.
  3. In saucepan, whisk together maple syrup and remaining whipping cream; set over medium-high heat. Whisk in cider mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring constantly 1 min., until thickened.
  4. Pour into baked pie crust. Chill 4 hr. until set.