Festive recipes with a wow factor

Maple Christmas pudding ice cream

With festivities looking different this year, the one way we can continue to share joy is through food. To help you prepare for the special season ahead, we’ve compiled a few of our favourite festive recipes.

Manon Lagrève’s rough puff maple and chorizo mini croissants are the perfect appetiser. Bitesize delights made with flavourful chorizo, rich maple syrup and buttery pastry, these are a great addition to any festivities.

This one pan roast turkey with maple croutons is a maple take on a classic. Basil-butter glazed golden turkey with crispy maple infused croutons will definitely satiate those Christmas cravings. Perfect for the big day but also for tasty leftover turkey sandwiches or even soup made with rich turkey stock.

James Golding’s maple and sloe glazed venison loin with winter squash and sage puree is a delectable seasonal inspired dish. Comprised of deliciously rich flavours, this recipe is sure to impress – made with succulent venison, plummy sloes, sweet squash and earthy herbs.

For the perfect side, look no further – these parmesan and maple parsnips are a festive combination of delightful flavours. Nutty parsnips paired with creamy parmesan and rich maple syrup are guaranteed to make this a returning dish.

To add some excitement and seasonal magic to the kitchen, why not have a go at baking these charming maple syrup Christmas tree biscuits – not only are they a delicious treat, they’re also the ideal edible decoration for your Christmas tree!

Last but definitely not least, we have dessert. William Curley’s chestnut and maple buche de noel made with rich chocolate, sweet maple syrup, praline, chestnut and hazelnut is a mouth-watering decadent dessert that looks as good as it tastes.

End the day with this Christmas pudding ice cream, a classic inspired maple dessert made with seasonal fruits and hand-made ice cream. It doesn’t get much more festive than this.

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Festive Favourites

Did you know ?

Québec exports its maple products to more than 50 countries.

Everywhere it goes, consumers of all ages appreciate maple’s unique flavour.

Scientists are studying maple’s potential health benefits.

Studies now underway include those on the antioxidant properties of the polyphenols naturally present in maple syrup.

Maple syrup can be used as a sugar substitute in most recipes.

In cake and most dessert recipes, for each 250ml (1 cup) of syrup used, simply reduce the stipulated amount of liquid (water, milk, juice, etc.) by 60ml (1/4 cup).

A natural source of energy

Maple syrup is a natural source of energy. Check out our recipes for food and drinks before, during, and after exercise.