golden syrup


chiefly British

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Clip a candy thermometer to the side of the pot and maintain the boil, stirring occasionally, until the mixture reaches between 225 and 230 degrees, and turns darker (dark golden brown if using Lyle’s golden syrup, and medium golden brown if using light corn syrup), about 25 minutes. Washington Post, 21 Jan. 2022 Rich, shining acidity, a lovely rounded mouthfeel, a mid-palate of mandarins and golden syrup and a finish laced with oranges and mint. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 3 July 2022 Combine maple syrup, sugar, cream, golden syrup, and salt in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan. Torie Cox, Country Living, 8 Aug. 2020 In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Make the dough: Into the bowl of the stand mixer fitted with the flat beater, add the browned butter with the solids, the sugars, and golden syrup and mix on low speed for 1 minute. Jennifer Mcclellan, USA TODAY, 4 Dec. 2022 On the nose, there’s some tobacco, eucalyptus and fresh straw, along with notes of golden syrup, toffee, heather honey and crushed black pepper. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 20 Dec. 2022 One baker rolled out the dough, made from cake flour, lye water, oil and golden syrup, then broke off pieces. Momo Chang, San Francisco Chronicle, 31 Aug. 2022 Add the sugar and cook, stirring frequently, until the sugar melts and forms a light golden syrup, 5 to 7 minutes. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Sep. 2022 Two bakers formed their own small assembly line while a vat of golden syrup, a key ingredient made from water, lemon and sugar, boiled away. Momo Chang, San Francisco Chronicle, 31 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of golden syrup was in 1860

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“Golden syrup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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