Maple-glazed Brussels Sprouts and Maple Champagne Cocktail are recipes that call for pure maple syrup. Crunchy Maple Granola is another recipe that uses pure maple syrup.Continue Reading
For Maple-glazed Brussels Sprouts, trim and halve 1 pound of Brussels sprouts. Add 2 tablespoons each of maple syrup and olive oil to a bowl, and mix in 10 peeled and halved garlic cloves. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add the Brussels sprouts, and then toss to coat. Pour the Brussels sprouts onto a baking sheet. Roast at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.
To make a Maple Champagne Cocktail, simply pour 2 tablespoons maple syrup into the bottom of a champagne flute. Fill the flute with Champagne, and top with pomegranate seeds.
For Crunchy Maple Granola, pour 12 cups oats, 1 1/2 cups slivered almonds and 1 1/2 cups pecan pieces into a large bowl. Next, heat 3 cups pure maple syrup and 3 teaspoons of salt into a non-reactive pot to boiling, Remove from the heat, and stir in 4 teaspoons vanilla extract. Pour this mixture over the dry ingredients, and then stir with a rubber spatula.
Pour the granola mixture onto baking sheets lined with a non-stick baking mat or parchment paper. Form the granola into large clumps. Bake in the over at 275 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes, rotating the pan every 10 minutes.Learn more about Cooking