maple sugar

noun

Definition of maple sugar 

: sugar made by boiling maple syrup

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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, courant.com, "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 Here is our first: A guide to 32 don't-miss food events in Cleveland in 2018, pizza parties and ethnics fests, paczki parties, maple sugar weekends and the return of the Fabulous Food Show. cleveland.com, "32 don't-miss Cleveland food events: 365 things to do in 2018," 10 Jan. 2018 The Schmitz family sells the syrup as well as maple sugar, honey, horseradish and occasionally vegetables to the public from their farm on Mayfield Road about a mile north of Highway 175. Tyler Langan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lavern Schmitz makes maple syrup the old-fashioned way," 11 Apr. 2018 The farm's third annual maple sugaring day drew a record attendance, with families lining up to learn about tapping trees, boiling sap and, most importantly, taste-testing the finished product. Janice Steinhagen, Courant Community, "Taste Of Maple Draws A Crowd To Blue Slope," 21 Mar. 2018

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1720, in the meaning defined above

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maple sugar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of maple sugar

: a brown sugar made from the sap of maple trees

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