Maple Walnut Muffins

These muffins are sweetened with pure maple syrup and just a little sugar. Maple extract adds rich flavour, with a touch of cinnamon for warmth and spice. The crunchy walnut topping adds texture to this super moist muffin. If you don’t have maple extract, vanilla extract works just fine. Ingredients: 3 cups all purpose flour…

Chewy Maple Walnut Cookies with Crystallized Ginger

I was at my local farmer’s market recently when I came across a stand selling maple products.  It’s the tail-end of the sugaring-off season and the perfect time to be baking with maple syrup. These cookies are chewy and dense; the walnuts add crunch, while the crystallized ginger adds a punch of heat and spice….