Stacy Talks & Reviews: Cinnamon & Tabasco Maple Syrup Candies

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Cinnamon & Tabasco Maple Syrup Candies


When it comes to maple syrup I tend to be somewhat of a snob. It all started after my husband took my on my first trip out east to meet his parents in New Hampshire. On the way we stopped a little mountain top store that was sampling pure maple syrup. Oh my goodness was it amazing! And ever since that day I've never looked at maple syrup in the stores the same. The taste is just so much better than anything you could imagine picking up at your local grocery store. Maple syrup is one of those things if you know how to buy it, and know how to use it can create some pretty tasty dishes...or in my case treats.

My husband likes to suck on hard candy when he's at work since he can't have other snacks while he's out on the floor working on the robots. But he's always complained about how hard candy doesn't come in as many flavors as he would like...being him that means spicy. Not just your typical cinnamon disc spicy, but like hot sauce spicy. So I decided it was up to me to make him some hard candies the way he would like them. That's what inspired me to make Cinnamon & Tabasco Maple Syrup Candies. I knew the cinnamon would give the candy a little bit of spice, of course not enough, and that's where the Tabasco came in. The result a nice combination of spice and heat that made my husband smile! I altered a recipe I found on Pinterest just a little to come up with my candies.


My candies were made using maple syrup from The Maple Guild and I have to say I am pretty impressed with the quality and flavor of their syrups. If I had a little more confidence in myself in the kitchen I would probably be entering the Maple It Recipe Contest they are hosting right now. But sadly there isn't a category for desserts which happen to be my weakness! Buy hey if you think you got what it takes check out the contest for yourself - there's a year's worth of maple products up for grabs.

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