Dealer Joe’s Natural Maple Butter

Trader Joe's Organic Maple Butter

Are we pumpkin spiced out?

Right here we’re….midway through October…and there is been nary a brand new, thrilling, enthralling, OMG-worthy debut of something pumpkin spice associated. That is nice by me. Once we’ve reached the tipping level of society the place the native storage is promoting pumpkin spice brake pads, it exhibits we have gone too far. Cinnamon is much too crumbly to supply respectable stopping capability in any case.

Maple, although?

In my view, maple actually should be the official taste of fall. Cannot get sufficient of it. It goes effectively with virtually something. It is extra versatile than most individuals give it credit score – suppose past pancakes, individuals. Maple is the place it is at.

And so it’s with Dealer Joe’s Natural Maple Butter.

It is actually tempting to match TJ’s maple butter with one thing like their maple sugar sweet, though that would not be exactly correct. Whereas maple sugar is very concentrated nature sugar bomb from boiling down maple syrup to take away liquid, maple butter is just churned maple syrup that received agitated to the purpose of creaminess. That is it. Consequently, it is nonetheless very maple-y, in fact, however not fairly as a lot as maple sugar. There’s a related really feel although, in that there’s a slight chalkiness from the sugar granules. It is nowhere close to offputting.

The maple butter is fairly darn wonderful. It is completely creamy, clean, and slightly bit drippy and runny, however nowhere to the identical extent as common maple syrup. That may make it a superb “mess management” choice for the youthful crowd. Like common butter, it is going to soften/seep into one thing heat if positioned on prime of it, like on prime our candy potatoes the opposite evening. Put it on something although – veggies, toast, pork roast, hen, ice cream, and so on. And sure, I suppose even pancakes too.

It is $5.99 for the small jar, which is about in line pricewise for many maple merchandise. It is not an terrible worth. I am going to admit to being tempted to simply guzzle the entire jar down. Love maple and something maple, as does Sandy, so it is an absolute winner from us. The one factor maintaining it from an ideal rating is the small lack of something actually superb/distinctive about it, however that does not imply it isn’t worthy of your choose up subsequent time you are on the store. It is a small jar, you may discover room for it alongside all of your pumpkin spice loopy stuff.

Backside line: Dealer Joe’s Natural Maple Butter: 9 out of 10 Golden Spoons