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Apple Syrup Recipe

Apple Syrup Recipe

This delicious alternative to maple syrup makes a great change-of-pace topper for French toast and other morning meals. "My husband doesn't feel deprived when I serve this syrup with his waffles and pancakes," says Barbara Hill of Oil Springs, Ontario.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/4 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 4 teaspoons sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and apple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in sugar substitute. Yield: 1-1/4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 tablespoons) equals 20 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: Free food.