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Old 08-06-2012, 07:05 AM   #1
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SF Maple Syrup

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While I find most of Walden Farms products not to my liking, their maple syrup is AWESOME! but so expensive. Their blueberry and strawberry are pretty good, too. I've tried making my own syrup but it always tastes a bit funky. Has anyone had success? I'm most interested in maple, but berry versions are certainly appreciated, as well. Thanks!
BTW I know other lc brands are out there, but I want nearly zero calorie
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:07 AM   #2
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I just bought a bottle of Walden Farms, and I was planning on opening it for the first time, so I'm glad to hear that it's awesome.
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I hate all Walden Farms products - EXCEPT the pancake syrup, which is amazingly very good stuff! I'm not sure why I even bought it, when I've thrown out every other thing I've bought from them - but was glad I did once I tried it.
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personally I just sweeten and flavor whatever I would normally put syrup on and forget the syrup, most times. I don't find the low carb products have that great a texture, really. It's just soaking whatever you are eating in sweetened flavored water, which hardly improves it! LOL
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I am the same as Char, I pretty much hate all the Walden Farms stuff, but I LOVE the pancake syrup. It is a little expensive, but it is really good and I don't buy that many products, so I am ok with the splurge. It is the best of the SF syurps I have tasted - like Raven said, the rest just kind of taste like sweetend flavored water.

Here is from Linda's website: LOW CARB MAPLE SYRUP - Linda's Low Carb Menus & Recipes
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:54 AM   #6
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Hi
While I find most of Walden Farms products not to my liking, their maple syrup is AWESOME! but so expensive. Their blueberry and strawberry are pretty good, too. I've tried making my own syrup but it always tastes a bit funky. Has anyone had success? I'm most interested in maple, but berry versions are certainly appreciated, as well. Thanks!
BTW I know other lc brands are out there, but I want nearly zero calorie
What I do to make a flavored syrup is to heat up some Smucker's sugar free
jam mixed with Walden Farms maple syrup. I think it tastes pretty good.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:11 PM   #7
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I've been thinking of ordering some natural maple flavoring to add to my pancake batter. I cook up blueberries and water, stevia and some lemon juice for our pancake topping. So good.

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Old 08-06-2012, 01:24 PM   #8
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What I do to make a flavored syrup is to heat up some Smucker's sugar free
jam mixed with Walden Farms maple syrup. I think it tastes pretty good.
What a good tip! Thanks for that. Wish I had thought of it last week when we had (almond flour) pancakes every single morning.
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Old 08-06-2012, 05:35 PM   #9
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I appreciate the feedback, but I was hoping for a recipe for making my own syrup from scratch.....

On a side note: I haven't purchased their berry syrups in years, but when I did no colorings were listed on the label, yet the products are SUPER pigmented. Hmmm, kinda makes you wonder about their honesty in labeling.

But the maple syrup is so darn good! Recipe anyone?
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