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grand-pÈres (maple syrup dumplings)

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

These quick and easy maple dumplings are so delicious!

yield 8 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For grand-pÈres (maple syrup dumplings)

  • 2 c
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    (1 stick) butter
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    good quality maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How To Make grand-pÈres (maple syrup dumplings)

  • 1
    DOUGH: In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • 2
    Add butter to dry ingredients and work until the mixture resembles coarse sand using fingers, pastry cutter or a couple of knives.
  • 3
    Add milk a little at a time until the dough comes together. Add vanilla extract, stir and set aside.
  • 4
    MAPLE SAUCE: In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, add butter, water, brown sugar, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Bring the sauce to a simmer.
  • 5
    By the tablespoon, drop the dough balls one by one into the simmering sauce. Cover, reduce heat to medium and cook for 14 minutes. Halfway, spoon the sauce over the dumplings.
  • 6
    Scoop up a hot dumpling into a serving bowl, spoon sauce over and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • 7
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