How to Make Quick and Easy Pancake and Waffle Syrup

By LeafTV Contributor

A base for a basic pancake or waffle syrup can be made at home with brown sugar, butter and water. This recipe makes about 1 ½ cups of syrup. The syrup should be served warm, and any unused syrup needs to be refrigerated immediately.

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Brown sugar is the key to homemade syrup.

Step 1

Combine the brown sugar, butter and 1 cup of water in a medium size saucepan.

Step 2

Place the saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar dissolves completely and the mixture comes to a boil.

Step 3

Remove the syrup from the heat, then stir in the maple flavoring. Let the syrup simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. The syrup will continue to thicken as it cools. If the syrup is too thin, stir in more brown sugar or heat the syrup for another 2 minutes.