Peanut-Butter-Maple-SauceServes: Makes ⅔ cup (175 mL)
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 minutes

For the ultimate peanut butter lover, try this irresistible sauce on waffles or pancakes. Or, create an ice cream sundae with chocolate shavings and sliced bananas or mangoes.


⅓ cup (75 mL) maple syrup

1 wide strip of orange peel

½ tsp (2 mL) cinnamon

¼ cup (60 mL) peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)

1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla


In a small saucepan, heat syrup with orange peel and cinnamon over low heat. Once it comes to a boil, whisk in peanut butter until melted. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm.

Tip: Sauce can be refrigerated for several days, but will firm up. Reheat before serving.


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