Toppings

Welcome to our online recipe book. Here you will find recipes from the kitchens of Michigan's leading maple producers:

 

Maple Icing | Mapple Frosting | Maple Cherry Dessert Sauce | Fruit Salad Dressing No. 1 | Fruit Salad Dressing No. 2
Maple Sauce | Maple Toppings for Waffles | Maple Syrup Jelly | Maple Whipped Butter | Maple Cream

Maple Icing

2 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla
In top of double boiler, combine first five ingredients. Cook over boiling water, beating constantly with mixer, until mixture stands in peaks. Add vanilla. Continue beating until thick. Spread.



Maple Frosting

1/4 cup softened butter     maple syrup
2 cups sifted powdered sugar    
Cream butter, and gradually add powdered sugar. Stir in enough maple syrup until of spreading consistency.



Maple Cherry Dessert Sauce

1 1/2 cups maple syrup   2 1/2 cups thawed, drained, tart, pitted cherries
Bring maple syrup to boil. Boil 5 min. over medium heat, then remove. Add cherries. Serve warm over pudding or ice cream.



Fruit Salad Dressing No. 1

1/4 cup maple syrup dash salt or pepper
3 well-beaten egg yolks   ginger
Bring maple syrup to boil. Combine with egg yolks. Cook 1 to 2 minutes over direct heat, stirring constantly from bottom of pan. Cool. Season with salt / pepper. Add few grains ginger (to taste).



Fruit Salad Dressing No. 2

1 egg yolk 1/2 lemon
1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup whipped cream
Beat egg yolk in double boiler. Add maple syrup. Cook until thickens (less than 1 min.). Cool. Fold in juice of  lemon, and  whipped cream.



Maple Sauce
(For ice cream or puddings)

1 cup maple syrup 2or3 tablespoons chopped nuts
Boil maple syrup for 5 minutes. Add nuts. Serve hot or cold on ice cream.



Maple Toppings for Waffles

1 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
Gradually beat maple syrup into peanut butter. Beat thoroughly until smooth.
 
~OR~
 
1 cup maple syrup 1 cup applesauce
Heat  maple syrup and  applesauce, mix well. Serve warm.



Maple Syrup Jelly

1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin 1 1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup water    
Soak gelatin in water for 30 minutes. Add maple syrup, heat over low heat, stirring constantly until comes to a hard boil. Remove from heat, put into jars and cover Refrigerate overnight. (For a softer jelly, add more syrup For a firmer jelly, add more water.)



Maple Whipped Butter

1 cup butter 1 1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon plain gelatin 1 teaspoon cold water
Whip butter in mixer until fluffy. Slowly drizzle maple syrup on butter. Soak gelatin in cold water. Then dissolve over hot water. Cool slightly and slowly add to butter. Mix well. Makes about 2 cups.



Maple Cream

Boil maple syrup to a temperature of 20 degrees F above the boiling point of water. Cool quickly until temperature reaches at least 70 degrees F and stir continuously until of a creamy consistency.