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Apple Cider Syrup

Homemade Apple Cider Syrup is simple to make and you’ll adore the warm, festive flavors. It’s perfect for gift-giving and tastes amazing on pancakes, waffles and even vanilla ice cream and pound cake!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Spreads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade syrup, how to make syrup, pancake syrup
Servings: 40 people
Calories: 65kcal



  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 TBSP cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice
  • 6 TBSP butter
  • 4 8-oz canning jars



  • Whisk together sugar, cornstarch and pumpkin pie spice in a medium-sized saucepan.
  • Pour in apple cider and lemon juice, then stir to combine. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat slightly. Set timer and boil for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add in butter and stir gently until melted. Remove from heat and transfer to canning jars. Store in the refrigerator.
  • Remove lid and microwave for 1 minute prior to serving. 


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 23mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 2mg