This is our favorite Homemade pancake syrup recipe and we all love it. After trying several different things, we have declared this is the best pancake syrup recipe.
Homemade pancake syrup
Here is my version of Homemade Pancake Syrup. I tried a few recipes in the past and failed. I wanted something that was thick, but not too thick… sweet but not too sweet.
I think I finally figured it out. This doesn’t make much, so it is perfect to whip up on a Sunday morning.
If you have a large family or guests coming over, you might want to double the recipe. It is super easy and really delicious!
Let’s learn to make homemade pancake syrup with corn syrup!
Ingredients for easy pancake syrup recipe:
- Maple Flavoring – I originally bought at grocery store, but it is priced better online.
- Vanilla Extract
- Brown Sugar
- Corn Syrup
That is it!! You probably already have many of these ingredients in your pantry.
Your family will think you are the best for making homemade pancake syrup!
How do I make pancake syrup?
First, combine the corn syrup, sugar and water in a sauce pan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat.
Boil until slightly thickened.
Remove from heat. Now, it is time to stir in the maple flavoring and vanilla.
Let it cool. It will thicken as it cools so don’t worry if it seems thin.
Now you know how to make homemade pancake syrup!
If you double or triple this Homemade pancake syrup recipe, I would let it boil for a little longer so it thickens up nicely for you. Then you can place it in a container for future breakfasts. It really is so delicious and you will want to make this again and again.
It will come in super handy having a container you can wash and reuse each time when you make this homemade syrup recipe.
How to store pancake syrup recipe?
We originally just made a “homemade” label (made with love) for an old syrup container, but this thing is hard to pour into and impossible to clean. We are getting one of these Syrup dispensers. This will be MUCH easier to make and use.
And it looks so cute too! I love this syrup dispenser!
Save money with this homemade pancake syrup without maple recipe.
This Homemade Pancake recipe definitely can save you some money. Syrup is expensive and the sales never seem that great on pancake syrup. PLUS, you know exactly what you are pouring over your pancakes. 😉
I love knowing the exact ingredients that are in the syrup and feel good about giving this to my family. You won’t find any hidden ingredients or hard to pronounce words in this recipe!
What to serve with homemade pancake syrup?
- Easy Pumpkin Pancakes
- The best homemade pancake and waffle mix
- Baked Pancakes
- Easy Baked French Toast Muffins Recipe
- Pancake Muffins Recipe
- Overnight French Toast Casserole Recipe
There are so many delicious ideas to use this homemade syrup recipe. With such an easy syrup recipe on hand, you can easily whip this syrup together any day of the week.
You will love having it to enjoy with amazing meals like above. Don’t let homemade syrup intimidate you because it sounds fancy. I promise it is SO easy to make!
Give this a try and see how easy it is.
Try Homemade pancake syrup today!
I hope you enjoy this easy recipe. It is so much better than anything store bought and incredibly simple to make.
We actually freeze pancakes and waffles for quick breakfasts. It makes meals so easy and saves us money too when we make homemade pancakes and waffles.
It really isn’t anymore trouble to make a double or triple batch to put in the freezer. This is one of my easiest ways to help you save money and TIME. Just freeze your homemade waffles and pancakes!
I love that the kitchen only gets messy once but I get to stock the freezer with lots of great meals for breakfast. This makes it possible to enjoy homemade waffles or pancakes during the weekday.
I love grabbing these out of the freezer and using this homemade pancake syrup. Learn how to make whipped cream in minutes and top your pancakes with it. Yum!
You probably have all the ingredients in your pantry already (with the exception of the maple flavoring). Try it this weekend and come back, leave a comment and let us know how much you love it!! I BET… you will never buy store bought pancake syrup again!
Make this today and see how easy it is. Plus, the taste is amazing and so decadent.
Sometimes, for a special treat we will have breakfast for dinner. My kids love when I do this. Does your family ever do this?
Not only is it so quick and easy but the kids love it.
We have deemed this the BEST Homemade Pancake Mix and Waffle mix that there is.
Print this homemade pancake syrup without maple recipe below:
This is our favorite Homemade pancake syrup recipe and takes just minute to make. This is the best pancake syrup recipe and so delicious.
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- ¼ cup water
- ½ cup light corn syrup
- ¼ teaspoon maple flavoring
- ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
In a saucepan, combine the sugar, water and corn syrup.
Bring to a boil over medium heat.
Boil for 7 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Remove from the heat; stir in maple flavoring and vanilla.
Cool for 15 minutes (it will thicken more as it cools).
Serve over pancakes, waffles or French toast. YUMMY!
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