Maple Butter

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

This maple butter is great spread on muffins, toast, and, of course, pancakes. If maple syrup is not your thing, you can substitute honey, molasses, or golden cane syrup.


  • ½ cup (120 ml) pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup (225


In a small saucepan, bring the maple syrup to a boil over high heat. Cook until it is reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Let cool slightly.

In a medium bowl, combine the syrup, butter, salt, and vanilla and mix until combined. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 24 hours to allow the flavors to meld. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before serving. The butt