A black wire basket with red and white checkered paper with Maple Butter Donut Tails on top next to a small bowl of maple butter and a spoon.

Maple Butter Donut Tails

Everyday Delicious
Serving Time Icon 12 min
Serves Number Icon Serves 12

Kick off the long weekend with this yummy summer favourite! Made with milk, this fried fluffy dough topped with maple butter is so good that your guests will be asking for seconds!

Prep 25 MIN

Cook 5 MIN

RISE 1 HR

Ingredients

Topping

Method

Step 1

Pour hot water into a large bowl and stir in yeast. Let stand for about 10 minutes or until starting to become frothy. Whisk in milk, sugar, and butter to combine. Add egg, vanilla, and salt. Stir in flour until ragged dough forms.

 

Step 2

Turn out onto floured work surface and knead dough for about 5 minutes, sprinkling with additional flour, if sticky until soft smooth dough forms. Place dough into an oiled bowl, cover and let rise for about 1 hour or until doubled in size.

 

Step 3

Cut dough into 12 pieces and on lightly floured surface, roll into about a 6 to 7-inches (15 to 17.5 cm) oval or beaver tail shape.

 

Step 4

Heat oil in a large heavy-duty pot or deep fryer to about 325ºF to 350ºF (160ºF to 180ºC). Prick donuts with all over with fork on both sides. Cook donuts in batches for about 1 minute, turning until golden. Remove to a paper towel lined baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough.

 

Step 5

Topping: In a small saucepan, heat maple syrup and butter over medium heat until butter melts and mixture bubbles. Brush donuts generously while warm. Sprinkle with maple sugar and cinnamon to serve.

Tip

The oil should not come up more than halfway up the side of the pot. For a slightly denser donut you can substitute half whole wheat flour for the all-purpose flour.

Nutritional Information

One Serving 1/12th Recipe

Calories 290
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrates 29 g
Fat 18 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 10 g

Top 5 Nutrients: Selenium ≥28%DV, Folate ≥27%DV, Thiamin ≥22%DV, Riboflavin ≥21%DV, Niacin ≥16%DV.

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