Maple Butter Recipe

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My family loves the flavor of French toast in the morning. So for a little variety, we like to replace maple syrup with this slightly sweet topping.
Recommended: Maple Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

Nutritional Facts

1 tablespoon: 101 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a bowl, beat butter until smooth. Gradually add syrup, continuing to beat until smooth. Freeze in small portions. Yield: 1 cup. 16 servings, 1 tablespoon per serving.
Originally published as Maple Butter in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p41

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sugarcrystal User ID: 5836839 40157
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2014

"I didn't have any maple syrup on hand, but I did have maple extract. I beat 1/2 teaspoon maple extract and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar into 1/2 cup softened butter. It tasted wonderful! Next time I'd probably add a dash of cinnamon."

cakegirl20 User ID: 2246099 18119
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2009

"My sister and I made this and it was okay. My sister melted the butter so then it was separated from the maple syrup which was gross! After letting it firm back up, we put it on our French toast for breakfast. Most of my family liked it! I might make it again, but we will make sure NOT to melt the butter next time. I am not sure it was worth the little bit of extra work to mix together the butter and maple syrup when we can just pour it on separate."

stevieandnicksmom User ID: 1281627 18117
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2008

"I am from NH and we have great maple syrup up here. I made this to have with home made bagels in the morning and it was VERY GOOD thank you so much for a nice easy recipe!!"

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