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Homemade Pancake Syrup

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"This simple maple syrup cooks up in minutes but leaves a lasting impression. It's best served hot over waffles or pancakes with lots of creamy butter."
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugars, water and corn syrup; bring to a boil over medium heat. Broil for 7 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in maple flavoring and vanilla. Cool for 15 minutes. Serve over pancakes, waffles or French toast.

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I've been thinking I should try homemade syrup because it just doesn't seem right that a product made with sugar and water should contain so many mysterious ingredients and preservatives. I had...

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O_o If I was in an extreme pinch I might use this again as a base recipe. Maybe it was just me. It was just too sweet for my needs. I didn't serve it. I'm glad I tried it though. Thanks for ...

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I've been thinking I should try homemade syrup because it just doesn't seem right that a product made with sugar and water should contain so many mysterious ingredients and preservatives. I had...

This came out perfectly. I changed nothing and doubled the recipe. (We use A LOT of syrup in this house!) This was not hard at all to make and pretty straightforward. Mine thickened up nicely. ...

This was good. I didn't have maple extract and I forgot to add the vanilla. This definitely has the consistency of the store bought syrups.

When I made this recipe as written (minus maple extract), it was too sweet, so I tweaked it to make it a five star recipe. I only use brown sugar; to me the white is totally unnecessary. Just us...

I decided to use this recipe because I'd run out of store bought syrup. My expectations weren't high, but the syrup actually turned out really good. I did add about 1/4 teaspoon salt to balance ...

Great recipe! I didn't have maple flavor, so I just used vanilla and it was still great. Hubby and 5 kids loved it!

Fantastic syrup recipe! Only thing I did different was I used 1 tsp of vanilla, as I didn't have any maple. Yum!

Excellent recipe. Ran out of store bought syrup and I had already made my pancakes. Decided to look for something simple I could whip up and came up with this. My family loved it! Definitely...

This was so good - everyone loved it. I used CDT's recommendation and used the almond extract as well. I was so happy to realize the syrup thickens while cooling.