Peanut Butter Maple Sauce

For the ultimate peanut butter lover, try this irresistible sauce on waffles or pancakes. Or, create an ice cream sundae with chocolate shavings and sliced bananas or mangoes. 

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 2 minutes
  • Serves: Makes ⅔ cup (175 mL)



⅓ cup (75 mL) maple syrup
1 wide strip of orange peel
½ tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
¼ cup (60 mL) peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla


In a small saucepan, heat syrup with orange peel and cinnamon over low heat. Once it comes to a boil, whisk in peanut butter until melted. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm.

Tip: Sauce can be refrigerated for several days, but will firm up. Reheat before serving.