Hi Everyone! I have been making these :*Home Made Maple Bars* for Years. A friend of mine gave me this recipe when my boys where young and still living at home. I never had a maple bar go to waste. I have had many requests for this recipe. Now everyone can enjoy them.
*Home Made Maple Bars*
1 Cup mashed potatoes
2 compressed yeast cakes
1 1/2 Tsp salt
1 Cup sugar
1 1/2 Cups water
vegetable oil, for deep fat frying
5 1/2-7 cups flour
2 Cup powdered sugar
1/2-1 tbls. maple flavoring
Mix mashed potatoes, yeast, water,salt, and sugar all together and let stand 20 minutes. In the mean time mix shortening and eggs together with a mixer till well blended. add to mix. Add flour to mixture till dough is smooth and work for 20 minutes. let rise till double in size. Roll out and cut into bar shapes and let rise for the last time, for About 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Preheat oil to 375 degrees F. and cook in oil (both sides) for 2 to 4 minutes, a few at a time, turning only once. Drain on paper towels and cool for frosting with maple icing.
Mix ingredients for Icing together till spreadable. Frost bars and enjoy.
Oil for frying is not included in Nutrition Facts.
Per Serving: 234 Cal (2% from Fat, 9% from Protein, 89% from Carb); 5 g Protein; 0 g Tot Fat; 0 g Sat Fat; 0 g Mono Fat; 51 g Carb; 2 g Fiber; 15 g Sugar; 2 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 132 mg Sodium; 1 mg Cholesterol.