Whether it’s for your morning coffee, afternoon tea, or a new cocktail recipe, cinnamon syrup is an exceptional drink sweetener. It adds a subtle, warming spice to various beverages, and it’s effortless to make at home. When you find the joy of cinnamon syrup, it will become a regular in your kitchen or bar. Home-produced simple syrup is economical and straightforward, needing water, sugar, and a little time on the stove. Adding the cinnamon flavor is as clear as dropping a few cinnamon sticks into the syrup and allowing it to steep below the heat. Once cool, you can combine a bit of vanilla extract for extra depth if you like. It takes just a dash to sweeten beverages, and the syrup keeps well for a couple of weeks. With this recipe, you’ll have a lot of syrup around to explore its full potential.
- 8 oz White Sugar
- 8 oz Water
- 2 Sticks of Cinnamon
* Each of these Spirits or Liqueurs used can be substituted for your favourite brand.
- In a medium saucepan combine cinnamon sugar and water.
- Warming on low heat, stir until sugar has dissolved.
- Allow to cool.
- Stays good up to 6 months in the fridge.