Dissolve 2 tablespoons yeast in 1/2 cup warm water. Scald 1 1/2 cups of milk.
- 1/2 cups shortening
- 1/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 eggs
- 3 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
Mix together well. Add three more cups of flour. Knead until smooth; let rise until size has doubled. Roll out and cut. Rise 1/2 hour Fry in Vegetable oil until golden brown. Let cool and frost
Powdered sugar, water and 1 teaspoon vanilla or to taste.
Maple Bar Frosting:
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Maple flavoring to taste
Boil for 3 minutes; cool; thicken with powdered sugar. If it gets stiff, add a little milk.