Friday, March 3, 2017

Oops...

Oops.

Guess what happens when you boil maple sap too long...

(I'm sure some of you know the answer!)


You get maple sugar!! 

Yep, I'm not entirely certain where I went wrong, but my last batch of maple sap went past the syrup stage and firmly into the candy stage - this stuff was SOLID!  I had to microwave it to loosen it up enough to chip it out of the bowl.  


It was a very yummy mistake, though.  I'll try it in my coffee tomorrow morning.

And maybe I should find the candy thermometer before I boil more sap...

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