Maple Candy. Pure, creamy, melt-in-your-mouth maple candy using only pure maple syrup! It's a treat almost like fudge. Add anything you want like chopped nuts.
This traditional maple candy has a soft, crystalline texture. It's hard to believe the only ingredient is maple syrup! Bring the maple syrup to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat, then reduce. You can cook Maple Candy using 2 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Maple Candy
- You need 1/4 cup of pure maple syrup (imitation brands will not suffice, use only 100% pure maple syrup).
- It’s large of bowl of packed clean snow.
This candy is as pure maple sugar candy should be. PURE maple sugar candy is supposed to be a bit grainy like a lump of hardened brown sugar would be. If you're expecting it to be like hard candy, then you aren't looking for or wanting purity. You may balk at the price, but it IS worth it.
Maple Candy step by step
- Spray inside of small saucepan with olive oil to prevent sticking..
- Have a large bowl, sheet pan or wok, etc packed full of clean snow..
- Bring PURE maple syrup to a slight boil. Use a candy thermometer to reach SOFT BALL stage..
- Remove from heat and pour into the snow..
- Allow to set momentarily then break into bite size pieces and enjoy!.
Maple leaf candy is a classic, authentic candy made with just two ingredients: maple syrup and butter. It doesn't get much simpler—or sweeter—than this. Maple syrup is boiled, mixed with just a bit of butter, and then molded into beautiful leaf-shaped candies. Here's what I knew about maple candy prior to making it: It's soft enough to melt in your mouth as soon as you take a bite. Here's what I learned about maple candy once I made it: It's tricky to make, especially in small batches.