Real Maple Syrup or Artificial?

VT Maple Syrup - Vermont Maple Syrup
United States
November 11, 2006 7:42pm CST
There is nothing like real MAPLE syrup! I could drink it from the bottle. I love it on ice-cream, pancakes, french toast, waffles, and also used as a spread for toast.
12 responses
• United States
4 Dec 06
Hi. I like the real maple syrup. It cannot be beat. But, it is also very expensive. I have made a fantastic pumpkin pie useing the real maple syrup, instead of sugar, and it is fantastic.
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• United States
5 Dec 06
Hey, never used it in pumpkin pie. I bet it was heavenly. I have a good friend that makes his apple pies with maple syrup. Man are they ever good.
• United States
5 Dec 06
Well the pumpkin pie is fabulous. I first had it in New Hampshire. It was awesome. Everyone likes it better than the traditional ways with brown sugar.
@breezie (1249)
• Canada
13 Nov 06
I absolutely love real maple syrup. My uncle used to tap his trees and make his own,yummy. I find the fake stuff pretty nasty and I can't eat it, but the real stuff I could drink. In a town near us they have Maplefest and they show how it is made and how to make candy and they also have a pancake breakfast with tons of maple syrup.
• United States
5 Dec 06
OMG Breezie, I hear ya! My husband thought I was nuts when I drank the remainder of the syrup from the serving dish. Then I cleaned it out with my finger. It is gold I told him. You should never waste a drop.
@reader (709)
• India
12 Nov 06
real maple syrup is much better
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• United States
12 Nov 06
We have friends from the Netherlands who love real maple syrup and the candies too. We sent them a package with maple syrup, candies, spread and sugar. They recently came to the USA to visit and bought large amounts to bring back to Holland with them. It has been only a month since they were here. The candies they purchased are gone, they syrup they brought back they still have, but a few were given to their grown children who also love it.
• United States
12 Nov 06
real maple syrup - real maple syrup...yummy!
Real maple syrup is the best. I am trying to talk dh into tapping our few trees that we have and maybe get a gallon this year... I think the kids would love to watch the process...and of course dh loves real maple syrup, he wants to buy some everytime we go to the store... so this year... I am going to buy him a bottle for Christmas...the bottles that they put it in are also very pretty...
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• United States
12 Nov 06
I will stick with buying my maple syrup at the grocer. It takes a lot of sap to make one gallon of syrup, not to mention the work. But if you are doing it as a family project it is a great idea. Kids love to know how it works.
@swirlczuk (104)
• United States
13 Nov 06
Real Maple please!
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• United States
12 Nov 06
real maple syrup.
@Cleric (107)
• Canada
12 Nov 06
Artificial syrup is perfectly fine but real maple syrup is better. Too bad it costs so much when it's not in season, though.
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@aimee750 (1117)
• United States
12 Nov 06
The real stuff is the best. But not always easy to find around here.
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• Canada
12 Nov 06
i don't really care, as long as it tastes good. usually i think i'm used to the fake stuff, so i tend to like it better.
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@krankies (811)
• United States
5 Dec 06
I don't think I have ever had real syrup. I usally put chocolate on my icecream. I think I'll have to try this real maple syrup.
@BeachBaby (819)
• United States
5 Dec 06
Definatley real maple syrup. that stuff makes my mouth water!
• United States
5 Dec 06
I have to admit, while I would love to say REAL... the natural syrup isn't as strong in flavor! I love the real maple products, the maple butter or maple candies, but the fake syrup is stronger. It's so weird!