Cooking with Maple

  • Sweetener

    Crown Maple is the ultimate sweetener for coffee, tea, oatmeal, yogurt, fruit, smoothies, cocktails, baked goods, breakfast and desserts

  • Flavor Enhancer

    Crown Maple makes your favorite recipes melt in your mouth: meat marinades, glazed vegetables, roasted nuts, topping with cheese dishes, pairings with fruits, herbs, spices, chili peppers, sauces and dips

  • Defining Ingredient

    Crown Maple is the defines to dish for every season: maple glazed salmon, maple pecan pie, maple roasted nuts, maple ice cream, maple lemonade, maple poached pears, maple pan roasted chicken

Crown Maple Cooking Tips and Pairings

 

In Baking & Pastries:

  • Crown Maple Sugar easily replaces brown and white sugar in any recipe. 
  • 1 cup brown or white sugar = 1 cup crown maple sugar
  • Use Crown Maple Syrup in place of vanilla extract or liquors (like bourbon)
  • Avoid using Crown Maple with brown sugar or molasses
  • Use Crown Maple for a syrup soak for cakes
  • Use Crown Maple Sugar for coating and garnishing cookies, donuts, pies & cakes
  • Drizzle Crown Maple Syrup over hot baked pastry dough (like pie dough or puff pastry) for an instant pastry glaze
  • Make you muffins shines with a Crown Maple Syrup glaze

In Salad Dressings, Dips and Sauces:

  • Crown Maple goes a long way in dressings, dips and sauces
  • Use 1 tbsp for 2 cups of salad dressing and more to taste
  • Crown Maple is a perfect pairing with balsamic, apple cider and red wine vinegars, herbs (sage rosemary, thyme, basil, parsley), olive oil, fruit purees and chili spices
  • Use 1 tbsp for 1 cup of dip or sauce
  • Great in cheese, onion, cream and spicy dips
  • Finish you’re beef sauce or jus with a little Crown Maple
     

For Meats:

  • Crown Maple Dark Color and Robust Taste Syrup for pork and poultry marinades, roasting, glazing andsalmon
  • Crown Maple Very Dark Color and Strong Taste Syrup for Beef, brines, braises, smoking, sauces, BBQ and grill
  • Use 1 tbsp of Crown Maple for every ½ cup of liquid or oil
  • Use Crown Maple Sugar for a base for a dry spice rub for chicken, pork or smoked meats
  • Let Crown Maple marinate for at least 12 hours for the best deep maple flavor
  • If you don’t have a lot of marinating time, finish your cooked vegetables and meats with a quick drizzle of maple to make it burst with maple flavor

For Beverages:

  • Whether its coffee, tea, home soda, or smoothie, start with 1 tbsp of Crown Maple per cup (8 fl-oz); add additional to taste
  • The Crown Maple Petite is the perfect way to add Crown Maple to your coffee or latte at your favorite coffee shop
  • In cocktails and punches, start with 1 tbsp per cocktail or glass
  • Crown Maple makes the ultimate Old Fashioned
  • Crown Maple pairs well with whiskey (particularly bourbon), orange brandy, fruit vodkas, dark and gold rums, white tequila and herbaceous gins

For Fruits and Vegetables:

  • Use Crown Maple Amber Color and Rich Taste Syrup for most vegetables: maple glazed carrots or beets, maple roasted acorn squash, maple bread and butter pickles
  • Use ½ cup of Crown Maple for every 2 cups of vegetables for glazing
  • Use Crown Maple Dark Color and Robust Taste Syrup for bitter vegetables like maple glazed or roasted Brussel sprouts
  • Melons, lemons, red fruits, berries are best with Crown Maple Ambern Color and Rich Taste Syrup
  • Use Crown Maple Sugar and Syrup in fruit jams, preserves and pies
  • Use Crown Maple Dark Color and Robust Taste Syrup for butternut squash or French onion soup
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