Late this summer Rory and I were driving down the road a few miles from home when we came upon this sight. We couldn’t help but take a picture and laugh about the idea of road apples. Sad thing is that the apples were perfectly good except where cars had run over them. No apple should end up here when there are so many ways to enjoy them with birch syrup!
Here is a little known fact- the birch tree is a distant cousin of the apple tree. So it is no surprise that apples and birch syrup make such a great pairing. We often use them together. If I make a vinaigrette, I use apple cider vinegar. A few drops of our Amber Gold in apple cider (the alcoholic kind) transforms it into a cocktail. Apple sauce with a little whipping cream drizzled with Amber Gold makes a delicious and healthy dessert.
Another autumn favourite is Caramel Apples. Simply add a few drops of either our Amber or Dark birch syrups to the caramel sauce to give that unique flavour that will set your caramel apples apart from the the rest. It truly is better with birch!
Try these two simple autumn recipes to add warmth and sweetness to your family dinner.
Roasted Apple Slices with Birch Syrup Drizzle
Slice apples – Drizzle with Canadian Birch Company Amber Gold birch syrup – Sprinkle with cinnamon – Mix together until apples are coated – Bake in the oven on 350 until soft. Serve with a pork roast.
Birch Syrup & Apple Turkey Stuffing
Everyone has a favourite turkey stuffing recipe. Ours is white rice & wild rice stuffing but bread stuffing is probably the most popular. Whatever your preference you can add some variety to your favourite by adding chopped apples and a teaspoon or two of Amber or Dark birch syrup.
We hope you enjoy some of these tasty recipes featuring Canadian Birch Company Birch Syrup this Autumn!