Maple Bars (Doughnuts)
2 tablespoons yeast
1/2 cup warm water
6 tablespoons margarine
1 cup milk (scalded)
1 cup cold water
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
6-7 cups flour
oil (for frying)
Maple frosting
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup margarine
4 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons maple flavoring

In a bowl place yeast and 1/2 water, to activate.
Place butter, salt, and sugar in hot scalded milk, then add cold water.
Mix well and add eggs to this.
When it is cool enough place in mixer with yeast mixture.
Add flour 1 c at a time till soft but workable dough.
Roll out on lightly floured surface into a rectangle about 1/4-1/2 inch thick.
Cut into rectangular bars about 2-3 inches by5-6 inches.
Let rise till doubled.
Heat oil to 350 and fry till browned on both sides.
Drain on paper towels and when cool fill with bavarian cream (ready made ) if desired and frost.
Frosting:.
Place all ingrediants in a medium bowl and mix with a hand blender till smooth.
Frost as you eat them because if you let the frosting sit it will start to slide off the doughnut.
The number you will get is determined by how big you cut them.