LOW CALORIE MAPLE SYRUP
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 c. cold water
5 Tbsp. sugar
pinch of salt
2 tsp. maple flavoring
Combine cornstarch, sugar, salt and water in small pan;
mix well. Cook over medium heat, stirring until syrup thickens
and bubbles. Lower heat; simmer 1 minute. Remove; stir in
maple flavoring. Cool. Store leftover in a tight container.
Makes 1 cup at 14 calories per tablespoon.
Lo-Cal Syrup with Honey: Substitute 1/4 cup honey for
sugar, omit maple flavoring. Makes 1 cup; contains 18 calories
Ten-Cal Maple Syrup: Reduce sugar to 2 1/2 tablespoons.
Remove from heat. Stir in sugar substitute to equal 4 table-
spoons sugar. Makes 1 cup; contains 10 calories per tablespoon.
Pineapple or Orange Sauce: Substitute unsweetened
pineapple or orange juice for the water; reduce the sugar to 2
tablespoons. Makes 1 cup; contains 13 calories per tablespoon.
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