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Apple-Cinnamon Syrup

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"Around our house, Saturday breakfasts are a time to relax. So I like to serve my family's favorite French toast topped with this homemade syrup. After such a satisfying meal, everyone slowly eases into their hectic day ahead."
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring brown sugar, water, butter and cornstarch and cinnamon to a boil; boil for 2 minutes until thick. Reduce heat to medium. Add apples; cook for 10-12 minutes or until apples are tender.


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Really good, very much like Cracker Barrel's cinnamon apples. I made it for pancakes and it seemed like there wasn't ennough of the syrup, compared to the apples, so I doubled brown sugar, corns...

DELICIOUS, but very sweet! I halved the recipe and used granny smith apples. I followed the recipe and feel that it has too much sugar. I did use this recipe on plain crepes (Norwegian Pancak...

I really like this recipe. I've added nutmeg as another great spice in addition to the cinnamon. And like other commenters, I've added more water to make the consistency more what I expected. ...

I kept the syrup amount the same but used one very large Granny Smith apple. I served this over my homemade "frozen" waffles and the kids absolutely loved it. Big hit. Next time, I think I'll tr...

I'm a nut for cooked apples. I loved this. My husband isn't a big pancake fan, but I am, so I try to find different ways for pancakes, that I know I'll like, and hope my husband does. And he lik...

excellent! It’s like eating apple pie without the crust. If I’m using it as a syrup though, I prefer to dice the apples into small cubes. Goes great with crepes.

Overall good recipe. I found I cut my apples too thick. They still had a bit of crunch to them. I really liked them more on the soggy side. I guess it would just depend on preference. Next time ...

Because I needed just a basic pancake syrup recipe, I made the following changes. 1)didn't add the apples or cinnamon, 2)based on others' recommendations decreaed brown sugar to 1/3 cup, and, 3)...

This was really delicious! I ended up having to thin it out with a little more water, but the flavor was great!