Maple mac n cheese

The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ)

The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ)

Standard Supplier 17th September 2015
The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ)

Maple mac n cheese

Macaroni cheese with butternut squash and maple syrup - 4 servings


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 30ml butter
  • 60ml maple syrup
  • 250ml milk, warmed
  • 450g macaroni
  • 250ml orange cheddar cheese, grated
  • 250ml mozzarella, grated
  • 5ml paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


In a saucepan, sauté onions and squash cubes in butter over medium heat.

Add maple syrup, and stir for 1 minute before adding milk. Simmer for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large pot of salted boiling water, cook macaroni until al dente.

Drain and return pasta to the pan.

Use a blender to purée squash and onions into a smooth sauce.

Pour over macaroni, adding cheddar and paprika, and salt and pepper.

Mix well, transfer into a buttered casserole dish, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake for a few minutes until cheese has melted.

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