maple sugar


Definition of maple sugar

: sugar made by boiling maple syrup

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Chocolatier Raaka has an oat milk chocolate bar, sweetened with maple sugar. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, "10 food trends you’ll soon be seeing everywhere in 2019," 26 June 2019 Fifteen miles of beaches give way not only to impressive sand dunes and blowouts, but marshes, wetlands, groves of black oak savanna and maple sugar trees, and fields of wildflowers that come and go with the seasons. Jacqueline Kehoe, National Geographic, "See soaring sand dunes in America’s newest national park," 15 Feb. 2019 Head to Brookwood Community Farm in Canton to learn how maple sugar is made, help with the process, and maybe buy some syrup., "Five things to do, March 19-25," 16 Mar. 2018 The Maple & Sea Salt flavor contains real maple sugar harvested in Vermont and pure Atlantic sea salt. Melanie Yates, Woman's Day, "The Best Healthy, Savory Popcorn For Movie Night Is Finally Here," 23 July 2015 Over its 20 years in existence, lumber, maple sugar, cider and cheese found its way south, while salt, rum, oysters and coal were towed north. Peter Marteka,, "The Ruins Of An Engineering Wonder Along The Farmington River," 13 May 2018 Keep in mind that not everything has the same amount of sweetening power; honey and maple sugar, for example, will taste sweeter than an equivalent amount of sugar; maple syrup is less sweet. Laura Sant, Good Housekeeping, "How To Bake With 12 Healthy Sugar Substitutes," 1 May 2017 Technology and weather are changing, allowing the short maple sugar season to start earlier and end later. Stephanie Hanes, The Christian Science Monitor, "Maple syrup inc.: Vermont’s maple syrup tradition goes high tech, high finance," 18 Apr. 2018 One-hour maple sugar tours will start every 20 minutes during the event. Post-Tribune, "Community news," 7 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of maple sugar

1720, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of maple sugar

: a brown sugar made from the sap of maple trees

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