Homemade Maple Syrup

Homemade Maple Syrup


"My version of maple syrup - why buy from the store?"


10 m servings 51 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 51 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring the water, white sugar, and brown sugar to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and stir in the maple extract; simmer 3 minutes longer.


  • Cook's Note
  • Two cups brown sugar can be used for a thicker syrup.
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  1. 165 Ratings


WONDERFUL!!! My family couldn't tell the difference between this and "store bought" syrup. I did not have maple flavoring so I just used 2 TBL butter instead..tasted GREAT! I added the extra bro...

I thought it was very good. I didn't have the maple flavoring; i added butter and my family loved it.

I can't have high fructose corn syrup and real maple syrup is soooo expensive for a big family so we tried this, it was great. We even made it once using vanilla instead of maple flavoring. Th...

This is excellent. The same exact recipe Mom made for syrup when I was a kid. For those who use Splenda instead of sugar, you can substitute Splenda and Splenda brown sugar blend for both the wh...

Tasted delicious, but was too thin. I cooked it for about 25 minutes to get a thicker syrup. I also added two tablespoons of butter.

Very quick and easy. I could not find maple flavoring, so the first time I made it I used 1 tablespoon vanilla and a sprinkle of cinnamon. This time I used a tablespoon of imitation rum. We r...

this was great! i can't get maple where we live, so i used butter and vanilla. my husband loves it. it's so easy to make, and it stores well.

I rated it a 5 for the good flavor, but especially for the simplicity. It's easy to whip up a batch in no time. You know what's in it, no unhealthy ingredients like store bought syrup. The co...

I added 1/8 tsp cornstarch to the sugars before mixing in the water to give a thicker syrup. Also, a few people wondered why it turned to crystalized sugar, the longer you cook it the more it t...