Real, pure maple candy is a real treat with a light outer shell and a creamy texture inside. Native American folklore tells us that we owe the humble squirrel credit for the discovery of maple candy, or at least its natural form, maple covered snow! How? Under the weight of late winter ice branches will naturally break off from time to time leaving a wound that seeps maple sap that drips down to the snow. During the day the water evaporates out of the sap leaving behind a gooey sweet substance that squirrels and people alike have come to love!
It is typically made by boiling down maple syrup, stirring it, and pouring it into molds to harden. Maple candy comes in all shapes and sizes but is delicious nevertheless. Every year at festivals across Vermont and Quebec, maple candy is a staple treat. All of the maple candy we feature is 100% pure maple candy, not blended.
100% pure maple candy from Coombs Family Farms. This is an old recipe, dating back to the 1920's and passed down from generation to generatoin. Buy a 2 pack of candies or maybe some 1.5oz creamy maple candy leaves.
Maple candy is simply a candy product made with maple syrup. But, not all maple candy is pure maple candy. It isn't always obvious but some vendors sell what is called blended maple candy. This is made with some combination of pure maple syrup and cane or corn syrup. Look for 100% pure maple candy!