Apple-Maple Syrup

Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright March 11. 2017.

I’ve decided to experiment with syrups. I’m trying not to eat the typical syrups found at the store, preferring to use maple. A guest at the inn brought me fresh maple syrup last spring, made by a friend of his here in Maine. I put it away for winter, because that’s when I usually eat hot breakfasts. I took the syrup out the other day to go with pancakes, and decided to kick it up a notch.


1 medium apple, cored, peeled, and diced (reserve the apple peels for a smoothie)


enough syrup to cover the diced apple after cooking down in the saucepan

  1. Place the diced apple in a saucepan.
  2. Pour enough  water in the pan to just cover the apples, and cook over medium-high heat until the apples are cooked down somewhat. You want them soft, and a little saucy. But you also want some chunks.
  3. Add water to cover again, once or twice more, as the water boils down and the apples get softer.
  4. Pour maple syrup over apples, to just cover.
  5. Heat until syrup is warmed.


  • Try different types of fruits, such as peaches or pears.

Serving Suggestions



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Categories: Breakfast, Condiments, Etc.

Author:Shannon L. Buck

Hi all! My name is Shannon. I'm a single mother of two young adult daughters and a Memay to one precious Little Man. I work as a writer from my home in Orono, Maine, and as a Front Desk Agent at an inn in Bangor. Writing is my life, second only to my daughters and grandson. I enjoy writing nonfiction, as well as fiction in a number of genres.


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