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7 Most Interesting Ways To Use Maple Syrup

Think of maple syrup, and you will immediately think of pancakes and waffles.

Although this delicious golden syrup tastes heaven with these sweet delights, maple syrup has more to it. 

It has numerous culinary applications that most of us aren’t aware of.

The natural mild sweetness of maple syrup adds oodles of taste to any meal.

If using the right grade, maple syrup can spice up even the most basic dish. 

7 Most Interesting Ways To Use Maple Syrup

Here are some creative and interesting ways to use maple syrup. Take a look. 

  1. Drizzle it over popcorn 

No movie night is complete without a bucket of popcorn. Make your midnight movie scenes better with Canadian maple syrup

Mix butter, vanilla, maple syrup, and other sweeteners to create a sweet sauce and coat your popcorns into this rich, savory mix.

Munch these sugary popcorns as they are or sprinkle them over vanilla ice cream. 

  1. Eat it with crispy bacon 

If you want some appreciation from your guests, try serving bacon with maple syrup. This delightful combination is all your need to make your bacon the talk of the town. 

To create this fantastic combination, take some strips of bacon and pour the marinade of rice vinegar, maple syrup, and brown sugar.

Now make them in the oven or fry them in a pan. The sweetness of maple syrup will linger over your taste buds

  1. Make maple syrup taffy 

If you love taffy and maple syrup, submerge your senses into a combination of these two. It is an easy but delicious recipe. 

All you need to do is take the syrup in a pan and heat it to the firm-ball stage. Now pour the syrup on snow in strips. Let it stay for 5 seconds to allow the syrup to solidify. Once done, wrap it around a lollipop stick. 

A tip you will love: Warm taffy tastes better than cold taffy. 

  1. Cook vegetables in it

Your regular bowl of vegetables can become mouth-watering with maple syrup. Just mix butter with maple syrup and cook your veggies in it.

The texture and sweetness this amber gold syrup adds to basic vegetables will make a simple meal a hundred times delicious. 

  1. Stir it into cocktails and mocktails 

Give your cocktails and mocktails a twist with maple syrup. Ditch sugar syrup or sugar cube for it. 

Irrespective of which cocktail or mocktail you are mixing, the richness of maple syrup will make your drinks more complex and savory. 

7 Most Interesting Ways To Use Maple Syrup
  1. Use it in glaze 

A simple glaze created by mixing powdered sugar with water or milk is passe. Try something new in the form of maple syrup.

Instead of your regular glaze, use maple syrup as the main ingredient of the glaze. This simple addition will upgrade your recipe. 

A maple syrup glaze tastes heavenly with pecan, pumpkin, and apple. 

  1. Add to dressings and marinades 

If you are already bored with the regular dressings and marinades, add maple syrup to bring some richness, sweetness, new flavors, and appeal to your dish. 

This simple addition will bring the best of every ingredient in your dressing or marinade and lift the entire dish.

Whether it is a simple salad or a complex recipe like pork loin, maple syrup can make anything more delightful. 

The bottom line 

So, stop pushing the bottle of maple syrup back in your fridge.

Take it out, run your creative imagination, and let the golden liquid embrace your favorite dishes.

You will be amazed to see how it changes the taste of your favorite dishes.

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