maple sugar


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maple sugar

n.
A sugar made by boiling down maple syrup.

maple sugar

n
(Cookery) US and Canadian sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple

ma′ple sug′ar


n.
a yellowish brown sugar produced by boiling down maple syrup.
[1710–20, Amer.]
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Noun1.maple sugar - sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple treemaple sugar - sugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree
carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar - an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
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Button-Bright was glad the Candy Man stayed in the Throne Room, because the boy thought this guest smelled deliciously of wintergreen and maple sugar.
Living Perkins, who could not sing, dropped a piece of maple sugar in her lap as he passed her on his way to the blackboard to draw the map of Maine.
Then again he had a natural love for doctor-stuff, for when she had left the bilious pills out for her man, all nicely covered with maple sugar just ready to take, Nathan had come in and swallowed them for all the world as if they were nothing, while Ichabod (her husband) could never get one down without making such desperate faces that it was awful to look on.
Maple tea has become something I'll have whenever I need to relax - and I've started using maple sugar in my coffee.
Tens of thousands of Americans made maple sugar on their farms, doing their part for the cause of freedom.
Coombs Family Farms pure organic maple sugar turns into syrup when you add water ($7.
Bascom is a seventh-generation independent supplier that produces non-GMO, certified Kosher, pure and organic private label maple syrup, bulk maple syrup, bulk maple sugar products, and specialties that include maple candy and maple butter.
Sap can be boiled beyond the syrup stage to make maple butter, maple taffy or maple sugar.
In the maple sugar the sucrose contains about the 2/3 RDS than the table sugar and also it is very important for the people who are suffering from the diabetes because it raises the blood sugar slowly than the table sugar.
The market for maple sugar expanded rapidly during the 1700s and 1800s owing to the expense of importing cane sugar from the West Indies.
The farm produces pure maple syrup in a variety of grades and gourmet maple syrup-infused products such as barbeque sauce, dipping mustard, candies, maple-roasted nuts, and granulated maple sugar.
Once used as a homemade substitute for cane sugar, maple sugar and maple syrup have been mainstays of North Country cooking, found in local recipes for maple-glazed ham, maple Johnnycake (see recipe on p.