maple butter1 cup pure maple syrup 3/4 cup butter, softened 1. Heat maple syrup in a heavy saucepan until it reaches 240 degrees, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in butter. 2. Pour mixture into a large bowl or stand mixer and beat with the paddle attachment until maple butter is thick and creamy, about 10 minutes. 3. Pour maple butter into glass jars and refrigerate. Serve on toast, biscuits, pancakes, waffles, dinner rolls and cornbread. Makes about 1½ cups.