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Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

I am loving my new status as an ExPat, wide eyed and open to all the new experiences around me. I am excited to explore all this culture has to offer, but as I write this my pancakes (or the Swiss Crepe like version) have no syrup! Any suggestions on where to find a simple pancake syrup? My toddler will also thank you
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Old 01.05.2019, 07:29
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

Both Migros and Coop sell maple syrup.. it's called Ahornsirup


https://www.coopathome.ch/de/superma...irup/p/3033188
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Aldi often has several types of syrup on sale.
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Both Migros and Coop sell maple syrup.. it's called Ahornsirup
Yes, but not the same thing as Aunt Jemima is artificially flavored corn syrup.

"Aunt Jemima® Original Syrup. ... INGREDIENTS: CORN SYRUP, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WATER, CELLULOSE GUM, CARAMEL COLOR, SALT, NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR, SODIUM BENZOATE AND SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVES), SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE."

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Yikes!
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Yes, but not the same thing as Aunt Jemima is artificially flavored corn syrup.

"Aunt Jemima® Original Syrup. ... INGREDIENTS: CORN SYRUP, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WATER, CELLULOSE GUM, CARAMEL COLOR, SALT, NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR, SODIUM BENZOATE AND SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVES), SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE."

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Coop Maple Syrup (other brands are available) Ingredients:

Maple Syrup
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Old 01.05.2019, 09:22
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Coop Maple Syrup (other brands are available) Ingredients:

Maple Syrup

You forgot to add that its organic! BIO! Meaning that it comes from some tree in the backwoods of Canada.
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

There was another thread sometime ago when someone else asked for Aunt Jemima syrup and when it was pointed out that real Maple syrup was available here, they wrote that they preferred the artificial corn syrup alternative.

The other one people from over the pond want is pancake mix - the one where you add eggs and milk (so basically they are buying a bag of flour and sugar).

I found my seven-year-old the other day with a full mug of brown liquid which he was eating with a spoon.

"You don't need a spoon to drink tea", I told him.

"It's not tea, it's maple syrup!", he replied.
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I am loving my new status as an ExPat, wide eyed and open to all the new experiences around me. I am excited to explore all this culture has to offer, but as I write this my pancakes (or the Swiss Crepe like version) have no syrup! Any suggestions on where to find a simple pancake syrup? My toddler will also thank you
Welcome to EF!

Griffin's Pancake Syrup (Oklahoma) can be found in some Rewe and Edeka supermarkets along the border in Germany.

Edeka also carries Mondamin American Pancake Mix:

https://www.mondamin.de/produkte/ame.../4000400112170
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

There are other means to birth control.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-u...0KF03820150106
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

Aunt Jemima® Original Pancake & Waffle Mix
INGREDIENTS: ENRICHED BLEACHED FLOUR (BLEACHED WHEAT FLOUR, NIACIN, REDUCED IRON, THIAMIN MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID), SUGAR, LEAVENING (SODIUM BICARBONATE, SODIUM ALUMINUM PHOSPHATE, MONOCALCIUM PHOSPHATE), SALT, CALCIUM CARBONATE.

Flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and chalk (a.k.a Tums antacid)
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

Sometimes you just want what you want.

I'm sure a Paraguayan 100% organically grass-fed cocoa bean chocolate bar is a wonderful thing to eat, but it ain't a Curly-Wurly, know what I mean?
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There was another thread sometime ago when someone else asked for Aunt Jemima syrup and when it was pointed out that real Maple syrup was available here, they wrote that they preferred the artificial corn syrup alternative.
I've personally know people like that, where as we (myself, parents, sibilings, etc.) buys ours directly at the farms in VT (my sister just brought some more) and sometimes Canada (we also have Canadians in the family, aka my daughters and step-sons and their relatives, and my sister that visited has a vacation house in New Scotland).

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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

To actually answer OPs question:
https://afoodave.ch/search?q=Aunt+Jemima+
http://www.americanmarket.ch/index.h...=d78.html#p248
https://www.amazon.de/2er-Jemima-Sir.../dp/B00LULLN6I
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Re: Missing Aunt Jemima and other food necessities

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I'm sure a Paraguayan 100% organically grass-fed cocoa bean chocolate bar is a wonderful thing to eat, but it ain't a Curly-Wurly, know what I mean?
But in this case the OP wrote "a simple syrup".

We could argue semantics but surely a syrup containing one ingredient, is simpler than one containing at least ten ingredients?
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But in this case the OP wrote "a simple syrup".

We could argue semantics but surely a syrup containing one ingredient, is simpler than one containing at least ten ingredients?
Yes, Tom.
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Just because there aren’t enough pedants around here....

Simple syrup is equal parts sugar and water boiled together to dissolve the sugar, creating a syrupy consistency. For example.....

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/20216/simple-syrup/
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Just because there aren’t enough pedants around here....

Simple syrup is equal parts sugar and water boiled together to dissolve the sugar, creating a syrupy consistency. For example.....

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/20216/simple-syrup/
Still two ingredients.

Maple syrup has only one.

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Still two ingredients.
You start with two but will end up with 4!
Sucrose + Water + Heat => Sucrose + Fructose + Glucose + Water
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