Recipe Round Up: Maple Season

Maple syrup is an important staple in most Nova Scotian homes. This tasty ingredient works well in sweet, spicy, and savoury dishes or even as a sweetener in your morning coffee. With many Nova Scotians spending more time at home over the coming weeks, why not grab a bottle of local maple syrup and whip up a new dish! From brunch to dinner and dessert, get ready to enjoy maple syrup on pork, in ice cream and even on pizza!

To make getting your hands on local a little bit easier, we’ve included a local source guide with each recipe to highlight who produces each main ingredient and where to find them.

1. Maple Bacon Crêpe

These Maple Bacon Crêpes are a sweet and savoury combination packed with flavour. With an ingredient list that includes maple sausage, bacon, sunny-side up eggs and roasted potatoes, we’re pretty sure this is the perfect breakfast. Drizzle with Nova Scotia maple syrup to complete this brunch classic.

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2. Maple Blueberry Pork Loin Roast

Maple Blueberry Pork Roast

There’s something comforting about a classic pork roast with a bit of added sweetness. This Maple Blueberry Pork Loin Roast combines notes of warm spice, with whole cloves, and Nova Scotia maple syrup mixed with local blueberry juice for a sticky and delicious glaze.

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3. Maple Bundt Cake

This Maple Bundt Cake recipe, complete with streusel and a maple cream cheese glaze, is a decadent and delicious pick-me-up. Perfect for Easter dinner or as a weekend treat, the one thing that’s certain with this recipe – it won’t last long.

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4. Lumberjack Pizza

Photo of Morris East - Lumberjack pizza

This Lumberjack Pizza from Morris East isn’t your typical pizza recipe. It not only features local maple syrup, sausage and bacon, but a special pizza dough ball from the Morris East restaurant too! If you’re not in the mood to cook, don’t sweat! Morris East is currently offering take-out AND delivery. Visit their Facebook page for all the details.

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5. No-Churn Maple Apple Ice Cream

Pie and Icecream

Dreaming of warmer weather? Us too! This No-Churn Maple Apple Ice Cream is a sweet combination of cinnamon, maple and apple that makes a delightful chilled topping for desserts or a tasty treat on a hot day.

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