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 In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the water, sugar and maple syrup on medium to high heat. John-john Williams Iv,, 18 Nov. 2021 There's a scene in fact where Cheryl and Nana are toasting Archie's sacrifice because now their maple trees are producing maple syrup again. Samantha Highfill,, 17 Nov. 2021 Simmering the maple syrup for a few minutes helps concentrate its flavor, making the pie even more intensely maple flavored. Melissa Clark, New York Times, 12 Nov. 2021 Add the maple syrup and either the flaxseeds plus 6 tablespoons of water or the eggs. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 19 Oct. 2021 Make the bourbon-syrup drizzle by whisking together the maple syrup and 1/8 cup of bourbon. Ben Tobin, The Courier-Journal, 6 Aug. 2021 Here’s how to make it: Bring a 10-ounce bag of frozen blueberries, 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup, a wide strip of lemon zest, a shake of ground cardamom, and ¼ cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Christina Chaey, Bon Appétit, 24 Sep. 2021 Made with Shibui Rice Whiskey, maple syrup, smoke bitters and orange peel, the Woodsman arrived in a rocks glass filled with ice and an orange-hued liquid. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 16 Sep. 2021 Where maple syrup is made by simmering down the sap of maple trees, pecan trees don’t provide a sap that can be cooked down in the same way. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 1 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of maple syrup

1792, in the meaning defined above

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30 Nov 2021

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“Maple syrup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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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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