Maple taffy

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Maple taffy (tire d’érable in French-speaking Canada) is a sugar candy made by boiling maple sap past the point where it would form maple syrup but not so long that it becomes maple butter or maple sugar. It is part of traditional culture in Quebec, Eastern Ontario, New Brunswick and northern New England. In these regions, it is poured onto the snow and then lifted either with a small wooden stick, such as a popsicle stick, or a metal dinner fork.

Do you want to make some? Click on the video to learn how to do it.

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