Maple Biscuit Dessert
These biscuits have been made by the women in my family for a long time. We use the maple syrup we boil each sugaring season from the trees on our land.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1-1/2 cups maple syrup
- In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk; stir just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-in biscuit cutter. Pour syrup into an 11x7-in. baking dish. Place biscuit on top of syrup. Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 227 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Maple Biscuit Dessert in Country October/November 1996