maple syrup


Definition of maple syrup

: syrup made by concentrating the sap of maple trees and especially the sugar maple

Examples of maple syrup in a Sentence

pancakes served with butter and maple syrup

Recent Examples on the Web

Whisk in the remaining coconut milk, then add the maple syrup, vanilla, and salt. CBS News, "The Dish: Chef Amanda Haas shares her signature recipes," 14 Sep. 2019 The combination of maple syrup and pecans is especially delightful in this adaptable recipe. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Never splurge on fancy granola again with these 7 recipes to make it at home," 14 Sep. 2019 Enjoy the meld of crispy chicken, hearty waffle, oozy maple syrup and the vegan’s nightmare: bacon butter. Sara Stoudt, Los Angeles Times, "Four Hours: Manhattan Beach offers surfside places to relax and recharge," 13 Sep. 2019 The maple syrup and thyme in this sweet-but-savory dish add rich fall flavors to any family dinner. Preheat oven to 425°F with an oven rack in the top third. Kate Merker And Taylor Murray, Country Living, "Roasted Hasselback Sweet Potatoes," 6 Sep. 2019 Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant‘s crispy chicken and Belgian waffle is topped with country gravy, maple syrup and rosemary butter. San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: Where to celebrate National Waffle Day in San Diego," 22 Aug. 2019 First discovered in the 1940s, allulose occurs naturally in foods including wheat, figs, raisins, maple syrup and molasses, though for commercial applications it is derived from corn starch through an enzymatic process. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz,, "Avoiding sugar? Allulose, developed in Hoffman Estates, could be the next ‘breakthrough ingredient'," 22 Aug. 2019 Vendors will have vegetables, artisan bread, eggs, pork, turkey, flowers, herbs, nuts, baked goods, maple syrup and candy, caramel corn and more. Joan Rusek,, "Need an attitude adjustment – catch ‘A New Brain’ at River Street Playhouse: Valley Views," 5 Aug. 2019 Enjoy as is or drizzle with a mixture made from two teaspoons of warm water, one teaspoon of pure maple syrup, and a pinch of ground cinnamon. Cynthia Sass, Mph,, "7 Healthy Late-Night Snacks," 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of maple syrup

1792, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of maple syrup

: a sweet, thick liquid made from the sap of maple trees

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