Maple Pepper Butter Glaze


2 sticks butter, softened

½ cup plus 2 Tbsp maple syrup

¼ cup lemon juice

2 tsp lemon zest, finely grated

1 Tbsp black pepper coarsely ground

2 tsp coarse salt

½ tsp black pepper finely ground

Directions: In a food processor, combine the butter, 6 Tbsp maple syrup, 3 Tbsp lemon juice, lemon zest, coarsely ground pepper, and salt. Process until blended and transfer to a bowl. In another bowl, combine the remaining ¼ cup maple syrup, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, and the finely ground pepper.