This is my fall time go to addition for tea or coffee. Stir in a teaspoon or two of this homemade gingerbread coffee syrup and you are set. Love gingerbread flavor? It is all you need to flavor your pancakes, coffee, tea or crepes!
Homemade Gingerbread Coffee Syrup Recipe
So easily we can get wrapped up in the holiday season and spend a fortune on our favorite simple pleasures. Why spend so much? Don’t spend a fortune on store-bought syrups this year when you can make it at home!
As the cooler weather approaches, nothing speaks of fall flavor than the sweetest taste of this quick and easy DIY Homemade Gingerbread Coffee Syrup. The comfort of apple picking with the family while drinking a warm cup of coffee with this syrup just brings a smile to my face.
I just love coffee! Shocker right?
Mocha Lisa’s Cafe (amazing local coffee shop) is a HUGE weakness of mine that I am trying to avoid for the benefit of my waistline, and my wallet. I have also thought about purchasing those Torani Syrups, but those are not cheap either. For these reasons, I decided I need to make my own.
It is a fall favorite, but now it has now continued on into the Christmas season.
This four-ingredient coffee syrup recipe can be used to flavor alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, cakes, or used as an ice cream topping.
You had me at Gingerbread…..
Keep in mind that this Gingerbread Coffee Syrup is thicker than a traditional simple syrup, so this can be stored in a glass mason jar or some beautiful glass jars rather than a pour spout container.
The molasses combined with the brown sugar, ginger, and cinnamon makes it a rich and decadent treat to add to your latte, coffee or tea.
Big Bonus: This Gingerbread Syrup would make a fantastic gift to give to a friend or loved one. Place this syrup in a jar and tie with a festive ribbon.
You can certainly do a themed warm beverage basket. Think about it. In the basket, you can add your syrup, coffee, and a shaker of festive sprinkles, along with this recipe. Super easy and a great way to start anyone’s day.
Gingerbread Syrup Ingredients:
- Ground Cinnamon or Cinnamon Sticks
- Brown Sugar
How to make Gingerbread Syrup
Are you wondering how to make gingerbread syrup? Well, you might be surprised, but it’s easier than you think. Just a few simple steps will get you on your way. Aso, look for a printable version of this recipe below. It is always nice to either bookmark this page for future use or just print the recipe.
First in a saucepan on medium heat, mix all ingredients together, including water. You will simmer this mixture for about 20 minutes to infuse all the spices. You can taste as you go in case you like a little more cinnamon or brown sugar. If you are happy with its flavor, then you are done.
Cool completely before storing away. Making sure you are placing in clean dry jars or containers.
Once complete it should be the consistency of maple syrup. This recipe will make around 1 cup of syrup. If you want more, you can feel free to double the recipe.
Homemade Gingerbread Coffee Syrup Recipe
Who does love to spice it up a bit? This is my fall time go to addition to my tea or coffee. Stir in a teaspoon or two of this Homemade Gingerbread Coffee Syrup with a splash of milk or cream and you are set for a brisk day.
But first, go get your coffee ready, because this recipe whips up in under just five minutes. Consequently, you can make these tasty Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Scones go with your delicious drink! The perfect combo.
How to Store
You can store this mixture in a jar (airtight) in the refrigerator for two weeks. Although it never actually lasts me 2 weeks because I’m a sucker for all things gingerbread flavored.
FUN & Inspiring Ways to Use This Gingerbread Coffee Syrup
- Pour it over pancakes, crepes or French toast.
- Add it into your hot chocolate, tea or coffee.
- Serve it with ice cream to get into a festive mood (YUM!).
Homemade Gingerbread Coffee Syrup may just be my new favorite thing for Autumn and leading into winter. It’s warm and toasty, and the perfect complement to your favorite hot beverage. What are you waiting for?
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon or 2 cinnamon sticks
- 6 whole clovers
- 1 3/4 cup water
- In a saucepan, mix all ingredients together.
- Cook on medium-high heat. Stir occasionally to help the sugar melt.
- Simmer for 20 minutes to infuse cloves. Don't forget to give it a taste. Should have the consistency of maple syrup.
- Cool Completely before storing it away.
Can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Should have the consistency of maple syrup.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1 tsps
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 45Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 4mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 0g
Don’t forget to make it a gift
Finally, don’t forget to make up a batch to be enjoyed over the holidays or jar it up and include it in gift baskets or for hostess gifts. Meaningful and delicious.
Just make sure that you are sterilizing your jars/containers before pouring your syrup in. We don’t want to give a gift that has turned or worse growth of a bacteria.
If you made this gingerbread coffee syrup, we would love to know. Leave us a comment below and tell us how it turned out for you. We can’t wait to hear from you. Cheers to a delicious fall.