Homemade Pancake Syrup

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A homemade pancake syrup recipe that’s made with simple ingredients and contains NO corn syrup! You can drizzle it over pancakes, waffles, or oatmeal.


  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or maple extract


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, place the brown sugar and water. Bring mixture to a boil, while stirring, until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 4 minutes.
  3. Add the butter and stir until it has melted into the brown syrup. Turn off the heat, add the vanilla or maple extract, and stir.
  4. Serve immediately.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers in a jar and keep in the refrigerator for up to one month. To reheat, microwave in 15-second intervals, stir until the syrup is smooth, and has heated through.



Keywords: pancake syrup, homemade pancake syrup