Maple Syrup (and maple flavouring on its own) has always been associated with life in Canada. Maybe it’s due to our love of pancakes but there are so many other great ways to use it in your food. In this round-up, I’m sharing with you 6 amazing maple inspired recipes that do just that.
Cheesy Maple Mashed Potatoes
I’ll bet you didn’t know you could add maple to your mashed potatoes to kick them up a notch! With this recipe, your family will be begging you to make them again and again.
Maple Bourbon Barbecued Ribs
BBQ season is getting closer and closer! Why not kick it off with these incredible maple bourbon barbecued ribs? This recipe also shows you how to make your own Maple BBQ sauce so it’s a two for one!
No food roundup would be the same without a Maple Fudge recipe in the mix. This one is likely to remind you of growing up and that Grandmother that always had some fudge for the kids whenever you went to visit.
Here’s the recipe: https://www.ricardocuisine.com/en/recipes/4683-maple-fudge-the-best
Cinnamon Maple Cream Cheese French Toast
If that name didn’t get you drooling, then you don’t have a sweet tooth like I do. This recipe makes one of the most decadent breakfasts ever and your kids will definitely be singing your praises at the table in the morning.
Maple Garlic Marinated Pork
Marinating meat in maple syrup you say? How can that be bad! This recipe combines two great flavours; maple and garlic; into an amazing marinade that will make your pork taste outstanding.
Maple Baked Beans
These had to be included because quite frankly, they are a staple in most Canadian households. Maple baked beans are also a great side dish for dinners (or just on their own).
These are just some examples of what you can do with that bottle of maple syrup in your pantry. There are, of course, many other ways to use it as well (such as in cocktails) so be sure to think creatively and explore some of the great flavour combinations out there! Do you use maple for something unique? Share it with us in the comments below, we’d love to hear it!