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Maple Beaver Tails

Beaver Tails are as Canadian as poutine and Nanaimo Bars and just as delicious. These fried, elongated doughnuts were first marketed by Grant Hooker in 1978. Based of a treat his grandmother used to make him he started selling them at the fair and then two years later opened his first permanent stand before eventually going on to have over 140 locations around the world. But most of us don't live close to one of those locations and have to make them ourselves.

Popular toppings are cinnamon and sugar, or chocolate, peanut butter, and reeses pieces. Nutella and bananas are also a common choice. For mine though, I went with a maple glaze to celebrate National Maple Syrup Day later this month with #FoodieExtravaganza! Check out the links at the bottom of this post, there are some amazing looking recipes with maple. 

1 1/3 c. warm water
1/3 c. warm milk
1 3/4 tsp. salt
2 1/2 tsp. active dry yeast
3 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. oil
3 1/2 c. flour
More flour for kneading

Oil to fry
3/4 c. sugar + 3 Tbsp. …

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