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

Sweetness from maple syrup and smokiness from bacon means these sprouts are loaded with flavor. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts," 23 Oct. 2018 Some 400 hundred people attended, visiting tables featuring varieties such as blue fenugreek, which smells of maple syrup and tastes almost buttery. Jane Black, WSJ, "Why Your Squash Tastes Better Than It Used To," 3 Oct. 2018 Menu: Pot roast slow cooked in maple syrup, country Dijon mustard & stout beer gravy with carrots served over creamy mashed potatoes with a country biscuit on the side. Courant Community, "Community News For The Windsor Locks Edition," 13 Mar. 2018 Oh, and tough luck for fisheries, vintners and producers of maple syrup, mustard, strawberry jam and tomato sauce, which have also been hit with tariffs. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "New Deal Economics," 28 Aug. 2018 His shakshuka, which comes with merguez, has been praised as one of the best in Montreal; his French toast features challah, a fried egg, maple syrup, and—the pièce de résistance—veal pancetta. Karin Eldor, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunches in Montreal," 6 Aug. 2018 Amid whiffs of truffle oil and warm maple syrup, there was an overall air of comradery; a glamorous village held together by their shared interest in a humblingly good cause. Carmen Rosy Hall, Vogue, "Natalia Vodianova Puts the Fabulous in Her Fabulous Fund Fair With Vuitton, Dior, and Stella McCartney Goodies Up for Grabs," 20 Feb. 2019 Add 2 tablespoon each cumin seeds and fresh thyme leaves and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon to bowl along with oil and maple syrup. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Best-Ever Granola," 17 Aug. 2018 In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, lemon zest, and maple syrup. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "You Can Re-Create Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Cake," 3 May 2018

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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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