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Homemade Flavored Syrups

Ingredients

  • Basic syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • Caramel variation: 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • Peppermint variation: 20 peppermint candies
  • Warm Spice variation: 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg, 2 tsp cloves
  • Maple Vanilla variation: 3 tablespoons vanilla 1/4 cup maple syrup

Instructions

  • Put ingredients into a heavy saucepan (this will help it not boil over as easily!).
  • Bring to gentle boil, stirring often, and take off the burner for a few minutes. (watch carefully that it doesn't boil over!)
  • Simmer on low for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Cool before putting into a container.
  • Caramel variation: add caramel sauce after water comes to a boil.
  • Peppermint variation: add peppermints with water and sugar, stir often.
  • Warm spice variation: add spices after water has come to boil.
  • Maple Vanilla variation: add syrup with sugar and water, add vanilla after water comes to a boil.