Though I now live in the southern United States, I spent most of my childhood in New England. I grew up building epically detailed snow forts, sledding down ravines with store-bought sleds, and eating snow cream and frozen maple syrup candy.
Now that I live in the South snow is a rare vestige of my childhood and I get incredibly nostalgic when I see the powdery, white flakes. It only happens every other year, but this morning I was pleased to see a blanket of snow across my lawn.
So for my southern friends, here is a recipe for Snow Cream and Maple Syrup Snow Candy. Enjoy it while it lasts.
Start with 4 cups of fresh, and this is incredibly important, CLEAN snow, cream or milk, sugar and, if you want to be really fancy, vanilla extract.
Add 1/2 cup of cream or milk to the snow.
Add 3 table spoons of sugar to the snow
Add 1/2 a teaspoon of vanilla extract
Maple Syrup Snow Candy
Let the syrup freeze in the snow and enjoy!
Lastly enjoy with snow with your friends!!!!