Divine Pancake Syrup Recipe – Irresistible Deliciousness

As a culinary explorer, I am always on the hunt for simple and delicious recipes that don’t take too much effort to prepare. That’s why I am thrilled to share this Quick Pancake Syrup with Cream recipe with you! This syrup recipe is perfect for anyone who wants to add a touch of sweetness to their pancakes, waffles, or French toast without spending hours in the kitchen.

If you are tired of store-bought pancake syrups that are filled with artificial flavors and preservatives, then this homemade syrup is exactly what you need. By combining a few simple ingredients such as light corn syrup, heavy cream, and light brown sugar, you can create a rich and creamy syrup that will take your breakfast game to a whole new level.

In this article, I will provide you with detailed instructions on how to make this delectable syrup. You’ll also find tips and recommendations for substitutions and variations so that you can tailor this recipe to your own taste buds. Whether you’re hosting brunch for your friends or simply looking for an easy breakfast fix, this pancake syrup recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen. So let’s get started and make some delicious pancakes with rich homemade syrup!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Quick Pancake Syrup With Cream
Quick Pancake Syrup With Cream

When it comes to pancakes or French toast, there’s one thing that simply cannot be ignored; the syrup! Sure, plain old maple syrup might get the job done, but nothing beats a rich, creamy and homemade syrup. That’s where this quick pancake syrup with cream recipe comes in.

Why will you love this recipe? For starters, it takes only a few minutes to make! No more waiting around for your syrup to come out of the bottle slowly. With this recipe, you can whip up a batch of sweet and creamy goodness in no time. It’s perfect for busy weekdays when you don’t have much time but want to treat yourself with something special.

But wait, there’s more! This recipe calls for simple ingredients that you probably already have at home. Brown sugar, light corn syrup, and heavy cream are the main stars of this show. And because it’s homemade, you know exactly what goes into your syrup. No additives, preservatives or chemicals to worry about!

Another reason to love this recipe is its versatility. You can easily change things up by adding different ingredients or flavors. Want a cinnamon-flavored syrup? Add a pinch or two of cinnamon powder! Or perhaps you’d like a buttery twist on it? Melt some butter before adding the other ingredients! The possibilities are endless.

Last but not least, this cream syrup is not just for pancakes or French toast. It pairs well with various desserts like carrot cakes or over ice cream. You can also use it as a caramel pancake sauce on top of banana pancakes or vegan pancakes if you’re looking for a healthy option.

In conclusion, why settle for plain old maple syrup when you can make something more special in minutes? Try this quick pancake syrup with cream recipe and enjoy a rich and creamy homemade treat on your pancakes or French toast today.

Ingredient List

 A drizzle of heaven on your pancakes
A drizzle of heaven on your pancakes

The Required Ingredients for a Rich and Creamy Pancake Syrup with Cream Recipe

Here’s what you need to gather to make this simple and quick pancake syrup recipe. Most of these ingredients are already in your pantry, so you won’t need to put effort into getting special ingredients:
Light corn syrup (1 cup): Used as a base ingredient for the syrup.
Heavy cream (1/2 cup): Combining cream with corn syrup makes it a creamy syrup.
Light brown sugar (1/2 cup): Adds sweetness and depth of flavor to the syrup.
Unsalted butter (1/2 cup): Add salt-free butter, so you can control how much salt goes into your pancake syrup.
Vanilla extract (2 tsp): A classic flavoring that compliments any dish, especially pancakes or French toast.
Cinnamon powder (1/2 tsp): Adding cinnamon to the cream syrup brightens the taste and enhances the depth of flavor.
Salt (a pinch): Enhances flavors and takes them to another level.

These ingredients will give you rich, creamy, caramelized goodness that elevate your flapjacks or waffles beyond ordinary expectations!

The Recipe How-To


To make this Quick Pancake Syrup with Cream Recipe, follow these simple steps:


  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, stir together the corn syrup, heavy cream, and brown sugar.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
  3. Once the sugar is dissolved and the mixture starts boiling, reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes until it begins to thicken.
  4. Remove from heat and let the syrup cool for about 5 minutes.
  5. Serve on top of your favorite pancakes or French toast!

And that’s it! This delicious Pancake Syrup recipe only takes minutes to make and will definitely become a favorite in your household. Enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

 Sweeten your morning with this homemade syrup
Sweeten your morning with this homemade syrup

As with any recipe, there are many ways to switch things up and make this pancake syrup recipe your own. Here are some substitutions and variations to consider:

– Maple Syrup: If you’re looking for a more traditional flavor, substitute the light corn syrup with maple syrup. You can also add a touch of cinnamon or nutmeg for extra warmth.

– Buttermilk Syrup: For a tangy twist on the original recipe, swap out the heavy cream for buttermilk. This rich, creamy buttermilk syrup is perfect for drizzling over pancakes, waffles or French toast.

– Cream Cheese Syrup: Take this recipe to the next level by adding cream cheese to your mixture. Whip up a batch of fluffy pancakes and top them off with this decadent cream cheese syrup that’s sure to impress.

– Kristen Special Syrup: Add 1/2 tsp of Dutch honey to the original recipe for a unique twist that Kristen herself swears by.

– Whipping Cream Syrup: Replace the heavy cream completely with whipping cream for an even richer taste that will leave you wanting more.

– Caramel Pancake Syrup: Kick things up a notch by adding caramel sauce to your homemade pancake syrup. This rich and creamy caramel pancake syrup will be the star of your breakfast spread.

– Vegan Pancakes: For those avoiding dairy, substitute the heavy cream with a non-dairy milk like almond or soy milk to make this plant-based friendly.

– Fluffy Pancakes: Use this homemade syrup on Pancake mix, blueberry pancakes or carrot cake pancakes for an extra fluffy stack!

There’s no right or wrong way to make pancake syrup. Experiment with different ingredients until you find your favorite combination.

Serving and Pairing

 A dollop of cream to make everything better
A dollop of cream to make everything better

When it comes to serving and pairing this scrumptious Quick Pancake Syrup with Cream recipe, the possibilities are endless. You can pour this velvety syrup over warm pancakes or drizzle it on French toast for a comforting breakfast experience. Want a touch of fruity sweetness? Try topping your pancakes or waffles with sliced bananas or blueberries and then pour the cream syrup over them. The combination of ripe fruits with the caramelized sweetness of the syrup is heavenly.

If you’re into savory flavors, you may want to try pairing this syrup with a hearty portion of bacon, scrambled eggs, or sausage links to balance out the sweet notes. You can also use this syrup as a topping for desserts like carrot cake or vanilla ice cream. It’s an ideal way to add richness without overpowering other flavors.

If you are vegan or vegetarian, you can replace heavy cream with plant-based substitutes such as coconut cream or almond milk to make a vegan alternative to this amazing pancake topping. For those who love some extra kick to their food, you can add cinnamon in your pancake batter and then pair the pancakes with the cinnamon cream syrup for a unique twist on traditional pancake recipes.

Whether you’re enjoying some fluffy pancakes, crepes, waffles, or homemade biscuit, adding this quick pancake syrup recipe to any breakfast dish will undoubtedly make it more decadent and enjoyable. So let your inner culinary wizard explore new alternatives and discover what works best for you!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 The perfect topping for a stack of fluffy pancakes
The perfect topping for a stack of fluffy pancakes

If you want to save time and get creative with your homemade pancake syrup, I suggest making it ahead of time. This recipe can easily be made ahead of time and can even be stored for a few days in a container or jar.

To store, let the syrup cool completely before pouring it into an airtight container or jar. You can keep the syrup in the refrigerator for up to three days. If you need to reheat the syrup, simply warm it up in the microwave or on the stove at a low heat, stirring occasionally until it reaches your desired consistency.

When reheating, keep in mind that the butter cream syrup may get thicker as it cools down, but a quick reheat can bring it back to its smooth texture again. You may add 1-2 tablespoons of water or milk to thin out the syrup if needed.

This make-ahead feature makes this recipe perfect for hosting friends or family for a delicious brunch. You can also make different variations of this simple pancake syrup recipe by adding spices such as cinnamon or nutmeg for a bit of added flavor.

One creative way to use this butter cream syrup is as a topping on banana pancakes or vegan pancakes topped with cinnamon cream cheese or sour cream. Alternatively, serve it alongside blueberry pancakes or use it as an icing layer between carrot cake pancakes for richer taste. Add some whipped cream on top and you’ll have a truly indulgent breakfast treat that everyone will love.

Overall, this easy homemade pancake syrup is perfect for those cozy mornings when all you really want are some fluffy pancakes. With just one cup of light corn syrup, light brown sugar, and heavy cream, plus your choice of variation options such as Dutch honey or buttermilk syrup, you’ll have yourself a rich creamy buttermilk pancake syrup that will enhance any stack of pancakes or french toast.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Say goodbye to store-bought syrups forever
Say goodbye to store-bought syrups forever

When making quick pancake syrup with cream, it’s important to get the balance between flavors and texture right. Here are some tips to help you achieve a perfect result every time.

1. Use high-quality ingredients: A good syrup recipe starts with good ingredients. Choose quality light corn syrup, heavy cream, light brown sugar, and butter for the best flavor.

2. Stir frequently: While cooking your syrup, make sure to stir frequently with a whisk or spoon to prevent any clumps from forming and ensure even heating.

3. Adjust heat as needed: Keeping the heat too low will take longer for the syrup to thicken, but getting it too high can lead to burnt sugar or curdled cream. So keep an eye on your heat throughout the process and adjust as necessary.

4. Don’t overmix: Overmixing can cause the cream in the syrup to become buttery, so it’s important not to mix it excessively, especially once you’ve added cream cheese or whipped cream.

5. Add cinnamon or vanilla: Want to add a little extra flavor? Try adding cinnamon, vanilla extract, or even honey or maple syrup to take your syrup recipe to the next level.

With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to create a rich, creamy buttermilk pancakes with homemade syrup that will leave your taste buds begging for more. Happy cooking!


As with any recipe, questions are bound to come up along the way. Here are some answers to FAQs that might arise while making this quick pancake syrup with cream recipe. So, keep reading to get more tips and insights for successful results.

What can I put on pancakes if I don’t have syrup?

In this recipe article, we will be exploring several mouth-watering toppings that will take your ordinary breakfast or dessert dish to the next level. These toppings are incredibly versatile and can be used on anything from pancakes to waffles to ice cream. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with our list of delicious options – cinnamon butter, whipped cream, honey, fresh fruit, chocolate sauce or hazelnut spread, bourbon caramel sauce, fruit compote, and jam.

What can I use in place of maple syrup on pancakes?

When looking for an alternative to maple syrup, honey and corn syrup can be excellent options. To replace maple syrup with honey, use an equal amount of honey as a substitute. Similarly, corn syrup can also be used as a one-to-one substitute for maple syrup.

Does simple syrup get thick?

The thickness of simple syrup varies depending on the duration of boiling. This syrup is made by blending sugar and liquid, usually water, in equal parts until the sugar dissolves and the mixture slightly thickens. The consistent texture of simple syrup can be thin or thick based on the length of boiling.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Quick Pancake Syrup with Cream Recipe is the perfect addition to your breakfast routine, whether you’re making pancakes, French toast, or waffles. With its rich and creamy texture, and the combination of light corn syrup and heavy cream with sugar and butter, this simple syrup takes just minutes to make, but it will upgrade any breakfast dish to a special treat.

Don’t settle for simple store-bought pancake syrup or maple syrup anymore. With this homemade syrup recipe, you can enjoy a caramelized flavor that pairs perfectly with fluffy pancakes or vegan pancakes, adding banana slices or blueberries for an extra kick. Or why not try it on top of sour cream carrot cake for brunch or dessert?

If you have leftovers, don’t worry, you can store the syrup in the fridge for up to two weeks, or freeze it for later. Just remember to reheat it before serving over your favorite breakfast dish.

So why not treat yourself and your loved ones to something special with this easy homemade pancake syrup recipe? I guarantee that Kristen’s special syrup with cream and cinnamon will become a staple in your kitchen. Give it a try and taste the difference yourself!

Quick Pancake Syrup With Cream

Quick Pancake Syrup With Cream Recipe

This is a delicious and quick syrup recipe that takes just a few minutes to make. Great on pancakes, french toast or waffles.
No ratings yet
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Calories 653.9 kcal


  • 1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup light corn syrup


  • Put the brown sugar, heavy cream and light corn syrup in a medium size saucepan.
  • Heat over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.
  • Once mixture starts to boil, stir nonstop for one minute. Remove from heat. Serve at once.

Your Own Notes


Serving: 159gCalories: 653.9kcalCarbohydrates: 120.7gProtein: 1.2gFat: 22.2gSaturated Fat: 13.7gCholesterol: 81.5mgSodium: 96.9mgSugar: 75.8g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Breakfast, Easy, Low Protein
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Recommended Recipes Just For You