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Homemade Coffee Syrup Recipe

These homemade coffee syrups only require a few easy ingredients, are easy to make, and make your coffee taste amazing. You'll never buy flavored syrups or creamers for your coffee again.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword coffee
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 48kcal

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. (watch carefully that it doesn't boil over!)If it starts to boil over simply pull it off the heat until it calms down.
  • Simmer on low for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Cool before putting into a container.

Flavor variations:

  • 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.

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Notes

Serving size is 1 tablespoon.
Nutrition is for the basic recipe before flavor additions.

Nutrition

Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 12g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg