In the world of culinary, we often find many types of one same food that sometimes confuse us on the usage and the difference of the quality, moreover if we are actually not a cook or a chef. Just following the ingredients mentioned to make a cake often make us confused when we have to search for it in the supermarket. Maple syrup is one of those that sometimes make us confused, because when we arrive in the supermarket, we find many types of it that we do not recognize the difference of the quality and the function of each.
There are three grades of maple syrup in the USA. In Grade A, there are several types. There is Light Amber which is also known as Fancy. Then, there is also Medium Amber and Dark Amber. After Grade A, we can also find grade B maple syrup. Grade B is darker than Dark Amber in grade A. For the next type, we can find grade C.
To distinct one to another, let us see on the quality and the function of each grade. Maple syrup is actually more prized as it has lighter color. The higher the grade, the lighter the color is. It means, grade A is the most valuable one. It is highly priced. Grade A Light Amber is on the top value. Then, we can find grade B maple syrup which is usually used for baking. Grade C is mostly used for commercial products.
Grade B maple syrup is considered as the best however to get the best taste of the food you eat. You can add this type of maple syrup as the topping of your pancake or biscuits. For alternative of the usage, you can also make the flavor of maple syrup with grade B when you make rutabagas or buttercup squash soup.
There are many brands in the culinary market that offers you grade B maple syrup. You can browse through the internet to find the best quality of the maple syrup. Ensure you get the highest quality with purity, not the fake one with too many ingredients mixed or even the fake ones with ingredients that do not contain any maple syrup to create the taste. Browse on some reviews of many brand so that you can get enough references on the best quality product with the lowest price before you buy the syrup.