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    Posted on Mar 19, 2013

    57 Magical Ways To Use Maple Syrup

    Now that print is dead, maple syrup is officially the greatest thing made by trees.

    1. Maple Syrup-Soaked Doughnut Holes

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    Hello, darlings! Recipe here.

    2. Fennel And Maple Breakfast Sausage

    3. Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts With Maple Glaze

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    Even better than the kind that come in a box. Recipe here.

    4. Maple Cinnamon Applesauce

    5. Gingerbread Monkey Bread With Creamy Maple-Whiskey Glaze

    6. Olive Oil And Maple Granola

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    Arguably the greatest granola recipe of all time. Make it now; it'll keep forever. Recipe here.

    7. Crunchy Maple French Toast With Maple-Whiskey Butter

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    The crunchy crust is made with cornflakes. Breakfast on breakfast! Recipe here.

    8. Blueberry Maple Breakfast Bake

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    If eating bread pudding for breakfast is wrong, who would want to be right? Recipe here.

    9. Mini Chocolate Chip Maple Pancake Cupcakes

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    Bitty cupcake, big concept. Recipe here.

    10. Crunchy Maple Quinoa Cereal

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    The virtuous DIY way to start your day. Recipe here.

    11. Maple Pecan Sticky Buns

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    Stick with me, kid. Recipe here.

    12. Maple And Cardamom Spiced Pears With Pecans

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    Get those pears all up on some yogurt and you're good to go. Recipe here.

    13. Walnut Sage Scones With Brown Butter Maple Glaze

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    Recipe here.

    14. Maple Syrup With Pancakes On The Side

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    Priorities. Get the recipe for our favorite basic pancakes here.

    15. Maple Roasted Beet And Goat Cheese Salad

    16. The Eggonator Sandwich

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    A generous syrup drizzle is what really ties this magical sandwich together.

    17. Maple And Mustard Glazed Salmon Recipe

    18. Spinach, Quinoa, And Pear Salad With Maple Vinaigrette

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    A very classy little lunch. Recipe here.

    19. Chipotle Maple Barbecue Brisket Tacos

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    Would be yummy with pork, too. Recipe here.

    20. Pink Grapefruit Salad With Maple Dressing

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    Vitamin C deficiency killer. Recipe here.

    21. Sweet Potatoes With Bourbon And Maple

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    Nice with cooked grains or as a side. Recipe here.

    22. Roasted Maple Coconut Apple Butter

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    This SUBSTANCE, guys! It's creamy! It's vegan! It's good on toast and so much more! GET IT. Recipe here.

    23. Maple Bacon Party Mix

    24. Maple Caramel Pretzel Bars

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    It's not like caramel needs help being delicious, but a little extra maple power never hurts. Recipe here.

    25. Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam

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    The condiment of Canadians and kings. Recipe here.

    26. Brown Butter Maple Pumpkin Bread

    27. Maple Brown Butter Rice Crispy Treats

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    Bake sales are cutthroat these days. Regular crispy treats just don't cut it anymore. Recipe here.

    28. Maple Candied Bacon

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    YEAH UH HUH THAT'S RIGHT. Recipe here.

    29. Maple Bourbon Marshmallow S'mores

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    S'mores with big dreams. Here.

    30. Maple Spiced Candied Nuts

    31. Maple Bacon Popcorn

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    When this is the snack, the movie doesn't seem that important. Recipe here.

    32. Bubbly Maple Leaf Cocktail

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    Scotch, lime, maple syrup, champagne. Cheers! Recipe here.

    33. The Back Forty

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    A great drink: Bitters, bourbon, and citrus keep it balanced. Recipe here.

    34. Maple Blueberry Soda

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    You can use this syrup for lots of other treats too. Recipe here.

    35. Bourbon Maple Cider

    36. Grilled Maple Mustard Chicken Wings

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    Recipe here.

    37. Brussels Sprouts With Maple Syrup

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    Maple makes Brussels, aka the cutest cabbages on earth, even more loveable. Recipe here.

    38. Beer, Maple, And Garlic Pork Shoulder

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    This is a really easy, crispy, crazy-delicious showstopper of a dinner-party centerpiece. Recipe here.

    39. Maple Baked Beans

    40. Maple Glazed Chicken Kebabs With Jalapeño Salsa

    41. Pan-Roasted Maple Carrots

    42. Maple Sriracha Chicken Satay

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    Maple syrup: uniting Canada and Thailand since right now. Recipe here.

    43. Coffee Maple Sundae

    44. Maple Apple Tart

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    Vegan and gluten-free! Recipe here.

    45. Maple Bacon Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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    It feels dangerous to even put all those words together in a recipe title. Recipe here.

    46. Two-Ingredient Maple Soufflé

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    Egg voodoo. Recipe here.

    47. Spiced Maple Pecan Pie With Star Anise

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    Recipe here.

    48. Maple Ice Cream With Boozy Raisins

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    This recipe calls for cashews, but pecans might be even better. Recipe here.

    49. Nutmeg Maple Cream Pie

    50. Pumpkin Spice Cake With Maple Frosting

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    Hi, hello up there. Recipe here.

    51. Maple Pecan Drop Cookies

    52. Maple Walnut Cream Tart

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    Recipe here.

    53. Peach Crisp With Maple Cream Sauce

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    Good way to keep your syrup consumption up all summer long. Recipe here.

    54. Maple Pecan Blondies With Maple Butter Glaze

    55. Chewy Maple Cookies

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    A nice platform to show off really good syrup. Recipe here.

    56. Carrot Cake Cupcakes With Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

    57. Banana Nut Pound Cake With Maple Glaze

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    True maple majesty. Recipe here.

    There's a BIG difference between Aunt Jemima-style "pancake syrup" (which is just corn syrup masquerading as something edible) and real maple syrup that comes from real maple trees, with leaves and branches and big sugary hearts. Read the fine print and know that anything in a plastic squeeze bottle is probably fake and should be avoided like the plague.

    Also: Maple is a syrup of many colors. The darkest (and cheapest) kind, Grade B, is actually the most maple-y and the best bet for most of the baked goods and drinks here. Grade A "amber" syrup (which is lighter because it's made from thinner early-season sap) is more delicate and can get lost unless you're drizzling it straight on fruit, pancakes, or a sundae.

    As long as it comes from an authentic tree, basically any maple syrup will taste good, but here are some especially delicious brands to try:

    Doc's Maple

    Blis Maple Syrup (try the kind aged in bourbon barrels!)

    Crown Maple Syrup