Sweet! Make the Most of Sugar Maple Season

Learn how to turn fresh maple syrup into a creamy spread for toast, bread or biscuits.

| January/February 2011

  • Maple butter has a smooth, peanut buttery consistency and maple syrup's nourishing, deep flavors.
  • Get your hands on some fresh, pure maple syrup!
    Photo By Povy Kendal Atchison

Once you get your hands on some fresh maple syrup, try turning a little bit into a wonderful spread for toasted homemade bread or biscuits.

Creamy Maple Goodness 

Maple butter has a smooth, peanut buttery consistency and maple syrup’s nourishing, deep flavors. A little goes a long way.

1 cup pure maple syrup
3/4 cup butter, softened



1. Heat maple syrup in a heavy saucepan until it reaches 240 degrees, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in butter.

2. Pour mixture into a large bowl or stand mixer and beat with the paddle attachment until maple butter is thick and creamy, about 10 minutes.






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