While you might treat every day as if it was maple syrup day, it is officially maple syrup season in Canada. That means that the trees are being tapped and bottles are being filled up with the good stuff. If you need another reason to fete maple syrup, this is it. To celebrate, you shouldn’t stop at simply drizzling your favorite maple syrup on pancakes. There are so many ways you can use it. To inspire you, check out five delicious recipes that are perfect for maple syrup season.
1. Maple Syrup French Toast by Mr. Breakfast
Everybody loves maple syrup on pancakes, but we cannot forget about French toast. Use white bread or challah then add some cinnamon and maple syrup into your usual egg and milk French toast mixture to take things to the next level.
2. Carrot and Zucchini Salad with Maple Syrup by Pure Canada Maple
You can enjoy maple syrup at all three meals. This delicious salad would be perfect for lunch. The mix of carrots, zucchini, and sunflower seeds combined with fresh ginger and maple syrup hits all of the flavor hotspots in your mouth.
3. Grilled Maple Mustard Chicken Wings by Chow
4. Maple Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting by Eats Well With Others
Who’s going to complain about a double hit of maple syrup? Not us. Maple syrup is mixed into the batter along with your usual flour, eggs, milk, and butter. Then the cream cheese and confectioners sugar in the icing get a sweet upgrade thanks to more maple syrup.
5. Classic Custard with Maple Syrup by Dairy Goodness
There are few things that cannot be improved by maple syrup. Update the classic custard with some maple syrup. The only other ingredients you need are eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract. You can add some fresh berries if you like.
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