Maple Sugar Inspiration
What Is Maple Sugar?
Maple sugar is the literal sugar from maple pure syrup. This sugar is refined from the syrup, offering granules that can be used in cooking applications. It is referred back to the days of the pioneers, when they and Native Americans would use the blocks of sugar for ease of transport and long shelf life.
How Maple Sugar Is Used
Maple sugar has a variety of applications due to its easily accessible size and shape. It can be added into a variety of pastry applications.
Cookies, cakes and any other baked goods can all be made with maple sugar in place of regular sugar. It can also be used as or in a topping for these baked goods.
Believe us, you’ve gotta try our Sweet Potato Donuts recipe.
The sweetness of this sugar is twice as much as white sugar, so understanding that can be useful when utilizing it. The opportunity to use it as a sweetener is endless, from putting in your coffee to elevating a dessert sauce, it really could be a great white sugar substitute.
The Process Of Making Maple Sugar
Maple sugar is produced by first collecting the sap from a Maple tree. Once this sap is collected it is then boiled down. As it is boiled down some is reserved and used as Maple Syrup. Once that is collected the sap is boiled further until all that is left is the maple sugar granules.
The Spiceology Maple Sugar
Spiceology has worked to source maple sugar from pure maple syrup in order to deliver that maple flavor we all know and love. The maple sugar truly adds a maple profile in a way that is bold and yet complimentary. Having this in your pantry opens up a new versatile sweetener that can elevate your favorite baked goods or other delicious creations.