The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association is pleased to provide a delicious series of recipes using pure Ontario Maple Syrup.

These are just a sampling of the recipes found in the top selling Simply Maple cookbook available from the OMSPA. Contact us to purchase a copy.

German 'PUFF' Apple Pancakes

With a few changes to a time-honoured traditional recipe and giving special attention to presentation, this recipe will put the ohhhhh....into breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 2 granny smith apples, peeled, cut into pieces (about 1 pound)
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup, light brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons granulated sugar plus more for the tin
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¾ cup whole milk

Topping Ideas

  • Maple syrup
  • Fresh whipped cream
  • Strawberry jam
  • Extra confectioner's sugar
  • Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Double whipped Devon cream

Directions

This makes 6 pancakes. Use a 6-cup jumbo muffin tin. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Brush melted butter inside each muffin cup; coat with granulated sugar. Peel, core and slice each apple. Toss with brown sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice. Melt 2 T butter in a skillet, then add apples and sauté for 10-12 min. until caramelized (you can add some maple syrup if you wish at this time). Combine flour, salt, granulated sugar, melted butter, eggs, and milk; mix well. Pour batter over apples. Put into oven after lowering temp. to 400 degrees. Bake 15 min. Pancakes will put up during last 5 min. Take tin from oven and turn it over on a flat surface to remove pancakes. Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve immediately.

 

Maple French Toast

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup 125 mL maple syrup
  • 3 eggs 1/3 cup 75 mL milk
  • 1/2 tsp 2 mL vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp 1 mL salt
  • 6 slices 1/2 inch French bread (use day old)
  • 2 Tbsp 25 mL butter

Directions

Beat together maple syrup, eggs, milk, vanilla and salt. Place slices in single layer in 9 X 13 " dish. Pour batter evenly over bread. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Melt butter on griddle. Add slices and brown on both sides. Serve with maple syrup, maple butter or maple jelly. This recipe will serve about 6 people.

 

Country Style Waffles

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs separated egg whites beaten stiff
  • 2 cups 500 mL buttermilk
  • 2 cups 500 mL all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp 10 mL baking powder
  • 1 tsp 5 mL baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp 2 mL salt
  • 1/4 cup plus
  • 2 Tbsp 80 mL shortening
  • 2 Tbsp 30 mL maple syrup

Directions

Heat waffle iron. Beat egg yolks and remaining ingredients with rotary beater until smooth. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold in. Let rest for 3-4 minutes. Pour batter from cup or pitcher onto center of hot, (if necessary) oiled waffle iron. Bake for about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Remove waffle carefully. Sprinkle a few blueberries over the batter of each waffle as soon as it has been poured on iron (if desired) or when serving. Serve with maple syrup, maple butter or maple jelly. This recipe will serve about 6 people.

 

Oatmeal Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups 375 mL oatmeal
  • 2 1/ 2 cups 625 mL milk
  • 1 cup 250 mL flour
  • 1 Tbsp 15 mL maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp 2 mL salt, optional
  • 1 tsp 5 mL cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp 15 mL baking powder
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup 50 mL oil

Directions

In large mixing bowl, pour milk and maple syrup over oatmeal and let sit for 10 minutes. Sift flour, add salt, cinnamon and baking powder; mix well. Add to oatmeal mixture. Add egg and oil, mix well. Let rest for 3-4 minutes. Pour batter onto hot griddle. Flip pancakes over once when they are puffy, full of bubbles and lightly brown on one side. Serve with maple syrup, maple butter or maple jelly. Makes 10 to 12 pancakes.

 

All Time Favorite Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 1 /2 cups 375 mL all -purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp 17 mL baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp 3 mL salt
  • 2 Tbsp 30 mL natural bran
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 3/4 cups 425 mL milk
  • 3 Tbsp 45 mL butter or oil melted
  • 1 Tbsp 15 mL maple syrup

Directions

In large mixing bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt and bran. Combine egg, milk, oil and maple syrup. Make a well in dry ingredients; add liquid. Stir until smooth. Let rest for 3 -4 minutes. Pour batter onto hot griddle and cook on 1 side until puffy, full of bubbles and lightly brown. Turn only once and cook the other side. Fold in a few fresh or thawed blueberries for a special treat. When a little maple syrup is added to batter mixture, a more even browning will occur. Serve with maple syrup, maple butter or maple jelly. This recipe serves 6.

 

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