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Caramelised maple butter

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for caramelised maple butter.

By Emma Knowles
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 3 mins cooking plus cooling
Caramelised maple butter
Caramelised maple butter


  • 200 ml maple syrup
  • Juice and finely grated rind of 1 orange
  • 200 gm softened butter
  • 40 gm pure icing sugar, sieved
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp finely grated nutmeg
  • Scraped seeds of 1 vanilla bean


  • 1
    Simmer maple syrup and juice in a saucepan over medium-high heat until reduced to a syrup (2-3 minutes), then set aside to cool for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, beat remaining ingredients in an electric mixer until pale and fluffy (5 minutes). Add syrup and beat to combine, then serve at room temperature.


Note This recipe makes about 2 cups.