One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounNorth American
Sugar produced by evaporating the sap of certain maples, especially the sugar maple.
- ‘Johnson elected to show the old-fashioned way of making maple sugar and did not acknowledge the labor-saving devices that were then available.’
- ‘They set small paper plates of blueberries, maple sugar, wild rice, and venison next to me as my spirit made ready to leave the body.’
- ‘Place a crepe souffle on a parchment lined sheet pan and sprinkle maple sugar over the top.’
- ‘I love, love, * love * maple syrup, and I'd never had maple sugar before, so I was very intrigued, and it's delicious!’
- ‘Combine water, salt, maple sugar, cumin, coriander, chili and cinnamon; stir until salt and sugar are dissolved.’
- ‘The aptly named sugar maple is the primary source of the sweet sap used to make maple syrup and maple sugar.’
- ‘The story is set not so far from where I was born, and the descriptions, from the still lake to the maple sugar… it made me want to return there.’
- ‘In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the maple sugar, bread flour, melted butter, egg whites, and walnuts.’
- ‘Substitute half the amount of granulated sugar in your favorite shortbread recipe with an equivalent amount of maple sugar.’
- ‘For example, bereaved relatives were not allowed to participate in food gathering until someone fed them the first wild rice or maple sugar of the season.’
- ‘We found enough trees in the three acres of woods around our house for a ‘sugarbush,’ as forests managed for maple sugar production are called.’
- ‘No sooner had she entered the kitchen then she returned with a tray full of steaming bowls of hot cereal with maple sugar, flapjacks, waffles, eggs and milk.’
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