Monday, November 14, 2011

Maple Syrup in a a Pinch!

If you ever find yourself in a pinch for maple syrup, but your shelf is bare; here's a quick substitute that can be made with stuff you probably have on hand already. You can drizzle this syrup on pancakes, hot cereal, sweet potatoes, and whatever else you can think of...

2 cups brown sugar
1 cup water
1 teaspoon maple extract

In a saucepan, combine brown sugar and water.  Stir frequently, dissolve sugars and bring to a boil.  Lower temperature and simmer for at least 5 minutes.  Let cool and stir in maple extract.  Serve warm. Store covered in the refrigerator. 


  1. What a neat in a pinch substitute for maple syrup.

  2. For sure. Thanks for stopping by and checking this post out. Have a great week.

  3. Great tip, thanks!
    P.S. I like your new blog "look!" :)

  4. Okay...this is awesome! And so informative in its own right! I think my subscribers would really enjoy reading this. I would love for you to come share it at Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways on Frugally Sustainable this Wednesday. And, I really hope that you will put Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways on your list of carnivals to visit and link to each Wednesday!

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