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Apple Syrup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

1-1/4 cups

This delicious alternative to maple syrup makes a great change-of-pace topper for French toast and other morning meals. "My husband doesn't feel deprived when I serve this syrup with his waffles and pancakes," says Barbara Hill of Oil Springs, Ontario.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/4 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 4 teaspoons sugar

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and apple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in sugar substitute.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 20 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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