I think the best part of eating pancakes is having an excuse to eat maple syrup, since, you know, drinking syrup isn’t really socially acceptable. Go figure.
While pure maple syrup always will be the King of Syrups, there are a whole slew of amazing syrups out there to drench your breakfast food in. These 15 homemade syrups are just the tip of the syrup iceberg (mmmmm … syrup iceberg) and are sure to sweeten any breakfast!
Bring on the Syrup! 1 of 16
These 15 syrups feature all kinds of wonderful flavors, from fruity to spicy to buttery and more!
Homemade Buttermilk Syrup 2 of 16
This buttery yet sweet syrup is totally addictive. You've been warned.
Raspberry Maple Syrup 3 of 16
This yummy syrup has maple flavor paired with raspberries and is especially delicious drizzled over brown sugar cornmeal waffles.
Vanilla Maple Syrup 4 of 16
About the only thing you could do to make maple syrup more delicious would be to add vanilla beans!
Blueberry-Pear Syrup 5 of 16
This fruity syrup has just a hint of maple. Plus, blueberries always go with pancakes!
Brown Sugar Syrup 6 of 16
If the pancakes are already cooked when you discover you are out of syrup (the horror!), this last-minute syrup recipe is just what you need.
Raspberry Syrup 7 of 16
This raspberry syrup is pure simplicity and pure delicious, especially poured over chocolate pancakes.
No-Cook Fresh Strawberry Syrup 8 of 16
You can't get much easier than a no-cook recipe, and this fresh syrup is perfect at breakfast!
Homemade Chocolate Syrup 9 of 16
This rich cocoa syrup is soooooo much better than the chocolate syrup at the store. And it's good for breakfast and dessert!
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Coconut Vanilla "Honey" Syrup 10 of 16
This syrup has wonderful coconut and vanilla flavors and has the consistency of honey, making it useful for all kinds of applications.
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Meyer Lemon Syrup 11 of 16
This meyer lemon syrup looks like lemon heaven!
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Orange Spice Maple Syrup 12 of 16
This orange-flavored maple syrup has all kinds of cozy spices that make it look extra delicious!
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Homemade Vanilla Syrup 13 of 16
This simple syrup is pure, unadulterated vanilla, and it would be great in all kinds of things, including your morning cup of joe!
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Cranberry Syrup 14 of 16
What could be better than a stack of pancakes or waffles covered in sweet yet tart cranberry syrup? Not much!
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Coconut Syrup 15 of 16
If any flavor deserves its own syrup it's coconut!
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7-Minute Salted Caramel Syrup 16 of 16
In just 7 minutes you can have this saucy, salty-sweet caramel syrup to drizzle on just about anything!
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