Maple Syrup Grandfathers (Sweet Dumplings)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Another recipe of maple syrup grandfathers. This is my favorite dessert. It's sweet. This is from Maman Dion (mother of Celine Dion). I'm posting the recipe for safekeeping.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix water and maple syrup in a saucepan. Bring to boil and let simmer at a very low heat. Meanwhile, prepare the dough:.
  2. Dough: In a bowl, put flour, baking powder and salt. Add butter and rub with your hands.
  3. Add the milk and stir.
  4. With a spoon, let drop dough by spoonful directly in the boiling syrup.
  5. Cover and let simmer at very low heat for 15 minutes (Do not remove the cover in the 15 minutes).


Most Helpful

Mmmm.... What a quick and easy treat to make. My son loved the syrupy sweetness and I loved the light texture of these dumplings -- not heavy at all like some dumplings can be. Made exactly as written and they turned out perfect!

TasteTester March 08, 2010

wow Boomette! We loved this. Of course we love maple syrup too! This was so easy to make. I made exatly as stated. We didn't have this for dessert, but instead for breakfast. Yum! Made for photo tag.

seesko February 05, 2009

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