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Maple Syrup Recipes
some of our delicious Maple Syrup Reipes today! The following maple
syrup recipes have been enjoyed in Mohawk Valley kitchens for over
They are presented here in the hope that you might enjoy
Mother Jakeman's Rice Pudding
Wash half a cup of rice and put in a pan with water just covering
the rice, bringing it to a boil. Add 3 cups of milk; let it come to
a scald and then cook slowly about medium heat. Cook for 2 hours,
adding milk if thickening. When rice is cooked, turn heat up high
for 1 minute and add the following: 1
egg beaten, 1 tsp. vanilla and half cup of maple syrup, 1 tsp nutmeg
or 1 tsp. cinnamon or both.
cups flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons powdered ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup maple syrup
1 cup sour cream
4 tablespoons melted butter
Sift together flour, soda, ginger and salt. Set aside. In a separate
bowl, beat the egg vigorously, then stir in maple syrup, sour cream
and butter. Mix cream and butter. Mix in the flour combination and
pour into a greased flat pan. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 or until
cake pulls away from the sides of the pan.
Maple frosting is a tasty
Wax (sugar on snow)
Jack Wax is one of the universal traditions of Sugaring Off. This
instant maple confection is made by dropping hot syrup from the kettle
onto well packed snow in "bite-sized" pools. These delicious,
waxy treats are popped immediately into the mouth.
is a delicious winter treat that is easy to make and has only two
ingredients: maple syrup and new snow. My grandma taught me to make
this confection and called it jack wax.
1 cup of real maple syrup in a pan and bring to a boil. Turn down
the heat and simmer to 235 degrees on a candy thermometer (if you
don't have a candy thermometer, cook until "soft ball" stage,
which means a spoonful of the syrup dropped into a cup of cold water
forms a soft ball). While the syrup is simmering, take a 9-by-13-inch
cake pan and fill it with clean snow, packed down well. When the syrup
reaches softball, slowly pour the hot syrup in ribbons onto the packed
clean fingers, pick up a section of the caramel-like candy and pop
it in your mouth. The combination of the super-sweet maple syrup and
the slightly metallic taste of the cold fresh snow is a delightful
Ham from the Smokehouse
Take one smoked ham. Soak overnight in cold water.
Wash and remove all mold. Place ham in a large container with lid and fill 3/4 full with water.
Boil hard for 1/2 hour, reduce heat and cook slowly 4-5 hours, turning every 2 hours.
Remove the outer skin from ham, leaving layer of fat.
Coat with mixture of Maple Syrup, cinnamon, sweet cider and cider vinegar.
Sprinkle with fresh bread crumbs.
Score and dot with cloves.
Brown in oven for 30 minutes.
Maple Butternut Fudge
Boil 1 quart Fancy Grade maple syrup to 236 degrees F. Cool in cold
water until syrup becomes waxy. Start stirring until syrup starts
to turn white.
Stir in 1/4 cup of chopped butternuts (use walnuts
if butternuts aren't available) quickly.
Pour in greased pan and cut
into squares immediately.
Cups sour milk
2 1/2 Tablespoons baking soda
1/2 Tablespoon cream of tartar
2 Tablespoons salt
1/4 Tablespoon ginger
4 Eggs (beat well)
6 Tablespoons soft or melted butter
3 Tablespoons sugar
Flour (enough to make a soft dough)
together dry ingredients. set aside.
Mix all moist ingredients then
slowly add the dry mixture.
Fry till golden brown and serve hot with
maple syrup in small bowls.
Large sour dill pickles go well with this.
- Goodrich's Sugarhouse (Ruth Goodrich)
Pancakes (or Griddlecakes) The correct
word depends on what you have to cook them on.
1 1/2 cups
Baking powder, 3 1/2 teaspoons
Salt, 3/4 teaspoon
Sugar, 3 tablespoons
Egg, well beaten, 1
Milk, about one cup
Shortening, melted, 3 tablespoons
flour; add baking powder, salt and sugar; sift again.
egg, milk and melted shortening (slightly cooled); the amount of milk
to use will depend on the thickness of pancakes desired;
3/4 cup milk
will give thick cakes, 1 1/4 cups milk will make them quite thin.
Pour into flour mixture and stir just enough to moisten the dry ingredients.
Do not beat.
on a hot griddle. Same heat rule as for French toast.
Serve hot with
butter and maple syrup.
Makes 1 to 1 1/2 dozen cakes.
Break as many eggs as you think you'll need into a bowl. Don't worry
if you don't break enough, you can add more later.
a smidgen of milk, and vigorously beat it with a fork or what have
up a frying pan or griddle and throw in a hunk of butter big enough
to coat the surface when it's melted (the butter that is).
a piece of bread in the concoction of eggs and milk, flipping it over
to coat both sides. Some people like it thoroughly soaked, others
place the wet bread into the pan. The pan temperature isn't too important.
The hotter it is, the quicker the toast will cook.
Don't have it hot
enough to burn it! After the toast has browned on the
flip it over with a spatula. (You can get one of these at Spatula
City). After both sides have cooked to your satisfaction, remove the
the pan to the serving plate. If you're going to serve
a lot of people,
you may want to place this in a warm oven until you've
cooked enough to serve.
with butter for those who want it, and maple syrup.
is a good breakfast for the man of the house to prepare as it is so
quick and easy. You'll get rave reviews for your cooking, primarily
because of the enhancement of the maple syrup!
Works for me! - Ed
Kitty's Fritters - A Kniskern Family
recipe from the Schoharie Valley
pint of milk 3 eggs
teaspoons baking powder
Stir milk and eggs into dry ingredients. Fry in deep fat. Serve as
a side dish or as a dessert with maple syrup.
"Boil 4, 5, or 6 gallons of sap according to its strength into
one and add yeast according to the quantity you make.
After it has
fermented, set it aside in a cool place well stopped.
If kept for
two years, it will become a pleasant and round wine.
1 cup quick cooking oats
3 cups bread flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon very warm water
all ingredients into the pan of your bread machine according to the
directions for your machine. Use the white bread selection. Press
Maple Sugar Candy
WARNING! If you want to make maple sugar, granulated maple sugar,
or sugar on snow, you have to boil it down even more.
If you're going
to do this, you must watch the container like a hawk!
I almost burned
down a friend's kitchen when I turned away from the
stove for about
30 seconds! Fortunately I was able to move the burning
mess to the
sink before major damage was done.
Another time a friend turned away
from her stove no more than 5 seconds,
and a pot of syrup started
I quickly grabbed it and lifted it off the burner before
any damage was done.
can buy some maple syrup, and make your own maple sugar, but please
be careful! As it cooks down stir it constantly, and reduce the heat
towards the end. The last part of turning it to sugar can be done
off the stove by rapid stirring.
make maple sugar candy from maple syrup, boil to 238 degrees F., without
Remove from the heat and stir until fudge-like and no longer
Pour into molds or spread onto cookie sheets.
Cut into squares
and let harden.
Raisins, blueberries or raspberries
Syrup or Maple Sugar
Cook the rice until it is soft and the kernels break open. Flavour
with fruit, maple syrup or maple sugar and, if so desired, add milk.
Note: If you would like to eat it cold, cook the rice the night before.
Affiliation : Ojibwa.
Origin of Recipe : Offered by Pierre Girard ...who learned this from
Peel 1kg parsnips and halve crosswise, then halve or quarter each
Place in a roasting tine and pour 125ml vegetable oil over and mix
so the oil covers all the pieces.
Pour 80ml maple syrup over the parsnips and roast for 35 minutes at
or until golden-brown.