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Homemade Vanilla Flavored Syrup – Easy Recipe

Simple Vanilla Syrup Recipe For Pancakes

Vanilla pancake syrup is an easy recipe for pancakes and waffles.

Homemade Syrup Recipe For Breakfast or Baked Desserts

Easy vanilla syrup is made with basic ingredients that you may already have in your own kitchen. This vanilla syrup is a thicker syrup than simple syrup or real maple syrup.
The best thing about this recipe is how easy it is to make. You can make this homemade pancake syrup recipe in less than 10 minutes. It’s a great recipe when you are out of maple extract and need a quick syrup for breakfast.
Make your own vanilla syrup for pancakes and waffles. Use instead of maple syrup on pancakes or french toast. If you want an easy baked breakfast idea serve warm syrup over apple crumble or apple pudding.

Best Ways To Serve Vanilla Pancake Syrup

There are a lot of ways to serve hot vanilla syrup but you can’t go wrong with a stack of pancakes. Here are few other ways to use pancake syrup.

  • Serve hot syrup in an easy pouring glass container over pancakes, waffles or baked dessert.
  • Make Vanilla pancake syrup ahead of time. It can be serve at room temperature or warmed up on low-medium heat for a quick breakfast fix.
  • Sugar-free syrup is easy to make with this recipe by using a sugar-free substitute instead of sugar.

Easy Homemade Vanilla Syrup Recipe For Pancakes

Recipe by blueboxrecipe.comCourse: Dessert, sauceCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Easiest way to make pancakes syrup for waffles or baked breakfast recipes. Instead of maple syrup make vanilla syrup for a quick syrup that is ready to serve in less than 10 minutes.


  • ½ cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract


  • Mix 1/2 cup of sugar with 1 cup of water in a medium saucepan.
  • Add cornstarch and whisk over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and syrup thickens.
  • Reduce heat to a low boil and continue whisking for 2 minutes.
  • Take off heat, add vanilla extract and cold butter pieces.
  • Whisk until butter is melted into syrup.
  • Let syrup cool before storing in an airtight container.


  • How to make a homemade vanilla bean syrup: scrape vanilla bean seeds from one vanilla pod or use 1 ½ teaspoon of vanilla bean paste instead of vanilla extract.
  • How to make a creamy brown sugar syrup: use light brown sugar instead of white sugar.
  • How to reheat leftover syrup: Add cold vanilla syrup to a small saucepan, whisk until syrup boils. If the syrup becomes too thick add a little water or lemon juice to thin the syrup.
  • Best way to serve your own syrup: Pour over pancakes, waffles, crepes and baked desserts.
  • How to store vanilla syrup: Cool vanilla syrup to room temperature before storing. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to one week.
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