Homemade “Maple” Syrup

by Daisy

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If you’re like me, watching your kids DUMP real maple syrup on their pancakes is like watching them flush gold down the toilet. That stuff is SO expensive! BUT, I also can’t stand to feed them that maple-flavored-high-fructose-corn-syrup JUNK at the store. So, I now make my own maple-flavored natural sugar syrup.

Homemade “Maple” Syrup
2 cups organic sugar

1/2 TBSP molasses

1 cup water

1/2 tsp maple flavoring

1. Heat sugar and water over medium. Boil until slightly thickened.
2. Remove from heat and add maple flavoring.
3. Cool.

Oh, and while it’s cooling, dip buttered bread in it….
…ya know, just to make sure it came out okay. 😉


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belinha September 2, 2008 at 8:48 pm

hi!!Thank you so much foryour visit!I’m glad you liked my little collages!I also found your blog very good!!But I have so little spare time these days…Today I spoke about your paper made of leaves to a friend and he also found it amazing!It’s very good to get this kind of knowledge in blogs-I never stop to find amazing how people that are far away can teach me things and inspire me!

Tomato Lady September 3, 2008 at 6:49 am

It was my pleasure. You are very talented.
I am amazed, too, by the vast amount of information at my fingertips online. It can be a bit overwhelming.
Hope you visit again soon.

Tomato Lady September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

I love the dishcloth in the photos. What knitting GENIUS provided you with that?

Ivory Soap September 4, 2008 at 12:36 pm

Well, her name starts with Tomato.

Meg Tissue June 19, 2014 at 6:54 am

Grew up on this “maple syrup”. Living on a farm up in the mountains of North Carolina with a couple of “city slicker” parents – this was what we used for our pancakes and waffles. The only difference was did not add molasses – molasses was used by itself as well as honey. My dad would help a neighbor with robbing bees and making molasses and we got “shares”. Love your website.

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