Maple Syrup Cake With Maple Frosting Recipe

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Maple Syrup Cake With Maple Frosting
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  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter


  2. Prepare a 9-inch square pan and preheat oven to 375°F.
  3. Cream shortening; add the sugar gradually and cream well together.
  4. Add maple syrup a small amount at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add vanilla and eggs, and beat the mixture vigorously.
  6. Sift the flour, salt, and baking powder and add to the mixture alternately with the milk; Mix only enough to blend the flour.
  7. Stir in the nut meats and pour into a greased 9-inch square pan.
  8. Bake in 375F oven for 25 minutes.
  10. Bring syrup to boil for one minute.
  11. Remove from heat and stir in butter; add sugar and continue cooling until consistency to spread; Frosting thickens as syrup cools.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 599.35 Kcal (2509 kJ)
Calories from fat 171.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.01g 29%
Cholesterol 39.9mg 13%
Sodium 282.14mg 12%
Potassium 313.64mg 7%
Total Carbs 105.6g 35%
Sugars 82.56g 330%
Dietary Fiber 0.86g 3%
Protein 4.67g 9%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 2.6mg 15%
Calcium 115.2mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 373.53 Kcal (1564 kJ)
Calories from fat 106.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.85g 29%
Cholesterol 24.87mg 13%
Sodium 175.83mg 12%
Potassium 195.47mg 7%
Total Carbs 65.81g 35%
Sugars 51.45g 330%
Dietary Fiber 0.54g 3%
Protein 2.91g 9%
Iron 1.6mg 15%
Calcium 71.8mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.4
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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