“I use maple syrup to season grapefruit, and cooked and drained carrots or squash. Best of all, I warm the syrup and drizzle it on ice cream or yogurt,” offers Emily Packard of Essex Junction, Vermont.
I discovered this sweet topping when I had an abundance of apples to use up. It's a great alternative to bottled syrup. My family enjoys the tender apples and crunchy nuts over waffles, but the topping is also wonderful over sliced of pound cake or scoops of vanilla ice cream.
These individual tarts are so scrumptious and syrupy that I often double the recipe so I have enough for guests to take home. They're a little slice of heaven alongside a cup of coffee.—Lorraine Caland, Thunder Bay, Ontario