Recipe: Homemade Maple-Flavored Pancake Syrup

by Texas Homesteader 
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My homemade pancake recipe is super easy and results in light, fluffy pancakes. It’s only right to have this super-easy homemade maple-flavored pancake syrup to go with it.

It’s amazing that this recipe has only a few simple ingredients. And it’s so easy that you only mix it up, boil for 7 minutes and BOOM!  Homemade pancake syrup. Wanna know how??

THIS HOMEMADE MAPLE-FLAVORED PANCAKE SYRUP Recipe Uses Standard Pantry Ingredients & Is Ready In Just 7 Minutes! #TexasHomesteader

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Homemade Pancake Tradition

It’s our tradition on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day to make whatever the honoree wishes for breakfast.

This year for Mother’s Day my Honey asked what I wanted for breakfast. Usually I want yogurt and fruit, but on this day I wanted homemade pancakes. 

I have an awesome but simple pancake recipe so mixing up the pancakes would be a snap for him. But I wanted MY syrup, not the store-bought stuff.

So I whipped up a batch of pancake syrup beforehand to go with those delicious fluffy homemade pancakes. 

Homemade pancake syrup is simple and takes only 7 minutes to make. #TexasHomesteader

Simple Pancake Syrup Ingredients

First I gather my ingredients:  3/4 cups brown sugar, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 3/4 cup water, 1/4 cup honey (can use 1/2 cup corn syrup instead) and 1/2 teaspoon each of *maple flavoring and vanilla.

I love that it contains such SIMPLE ingredients!  (I found maple flavoring at, affiliate link above)

…and then in only 7 minutes…

I dump everything except the maple & vanilla into a small saucepan and turn the heat on medium high. As I stir the mixture begins to boil. When it begins to boil I set the timer for 7 minutes and continue boiling, stirring constantly. 

After 7 minutes I pull the pan from the heat and stir in 1/2 teaspoon each of maple flavor and vanilla. 


THIS HOMEMADE MAPLE-FLAVORED PANCAKE SYRUP Recipe Uses Standard Pantry Ingredients & Is Ready In Just 7 Minutes! #TexasHomesteader

Can you believe it’s that easy? I allow it to cool slightly then pour it into my a vintage syrup jar. It makes pouring the homemade pancake syrup easy and mess free.

This syrup has no preservatives so I just make enough to enjoy for the meal and maybe a little after (I’m thinking french toast next to use it all up, hummm….)

Can you believe how ridiculously easy this is??  And I’m guessing the cost is maybe a quarter or less to make my own delicious syrup.

I’ll never buy the stuff in a plastic bottle from the store again. This recipe is delicious and zero waste. No disposable plastic bottle filled with commercially-produced syrup that contains questionable ingredients for my family.

I’m sure you want the same for your family too. Want the recipe? Your wish is my command!

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Maple-Flavored Pancake Syrup

This simple maple-flavored syrup goes great on pancakes, waffles or french toast. And it mixes up for pennies in just 7 minutes! #TexasHometsteader

Course Condiments
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, maple, pancake syrup, pancakes, quick, simple, syrup
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup (I substitute with 1/4 cup honey)
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavor
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Mix all ingredients except maple flavor and vanilla into a small saucepan. Stir to mix and place on a burner set to medium high.

  2. Stir constantly until mixture begins to boil. When mixture boils set timer for 7 minutes and continue boiling, stirring constantly.

  3. When timer goes off remove from heat and stir in maple flavoring and vanilla. Use within about 7 days.


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2 thoughts on “Recipe: Homemade Maple-Flavored Pancake Syrup

  1. Erin @ Table for 7

    I have been wanting to make my own syrup..this looks so yummy and it! Thanks for sharing at Share Your Stuff Tuesdays 🙂

  2. Candy C.

    That really is simple and I’ll bet it tastes divine! Thanks for sharing the recipe with us! 🙂


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