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

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If the key to your dad's heart is food (like mine), find smoked meats, caramels, maple syrup and coffee at the market. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Where to celebrate Father's Day in Milwaukee's southwest suburbs," 11 June 2018 Fresh Peach‐Pecan Salad 4 large ripe peaches, peeled, pitted and diced 1 tablespoon granulated sugar ¼ cup Bourbon 1 cup pure maple syrup½ cup toasted chopped pecans 1. Nina Mandell, For The Win, "How to make the perfect Kentucky Derby breakfast according to Bobby Flay," 4 May 2018 Here's how to make it: 1 can full-fat coconut milk, chilled overnight 1 tablespoon sweetener (maple syrup, honey, coconut sugar) 1. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "We Tested 7 Brands Of Canned Coconut Milk In One Recipe—These Were The Best (And Healthiest)," 29 Nov. 2017 Photo: Paul Reynolds Photography Hillsboro Sugarworks maple syrup. Betsy Mckay, WSJ, "In Vermont, Pure Outrage Over Pure Syrup," 26 June 2018 Tahini Maple Oat Bites Makes 10 servings Ingredients • 1 1/2 cup oats, separated • 1/4 cup and 1 tablespoon tahini • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup• 1 tablespoon flax seeds • 1/4 cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips Preparation 1. NBC News, "What you should eat before a workout," 6 June 2018 This uses one of my favorite hacks (maple syrup instead of simple syrup) on a base of Elijah Craig small batch bourbon and also adds lemon and blackberry to the usual combo of orange and bitters. Andy Staples,, "Turnaround Artist Dave Clawson and Wake Forest Are Cooking With Gas Now," 4 June 2018 On a whiteboard behind her are the vocabulary words for the day: butter, skillet, spatula, maple syrup. Anya Van Wagtendonk,, "For these immigrants, flipping pancakes and learning English go hand-in-hand," 12 July 2018 Honey, maple syrup, agave and other liquid sweeteners will give bread a sweeter, softer crust. Noelle Carter, charlotteobserver, "Grilling burgers this summer? Up your game with these homemade bun recipes," 6 July 2018

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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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