Maple Syrup Cake With Maple Frosting

Recipe by Heather U.
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

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