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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 Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    10-12 servings


  • 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 Facts
1 each: 227 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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