Buttermilk Syrup

A rich and buttery syrup with only 5 simple ingredients! Easy to make and the perfect topping to your favorite breakfast foods.

Maple is boring. How many times have you had (fill in the ______) smothered in maple syrup? Change things up a bit and try this buttermilk syrup. It’s a game changer, and you’ll have a hard time going back!

Yield: about 1 cup syrup

Buttermilk Syrup

A rich and buttery syrup with only 5 simple ingredients! Easy to make and the perfect topping to your favorite breakfast foods.

Move over maple! This buttermilk syrup tastes like caramel and is super easy to make. Tastes delicious over pancakes, french toast, waffles, ice cream, and just about anything else you can dream up.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Combine butter, sugar, and buttermilk in a large saucepan.
  2. Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and mixture comes to a gentle simmer.
  3. Remove from heat and add baking soda while stirring. Mixture will bubble up quite a bit, which is why you use a large pan.
  4. Stir well and add the vanilla.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 243Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 266mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 0gSugar: 26gProtein: 1g

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    Gingerbread Waffles | Life After Wheat
    December 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm

    […] with a sprinkling of powdered sugar, or drizzled in your favorite maple syrup or (my favorite) buttermilk syrup. Any way you serve them, they’re sure to be enjoyed by adults and kids […]

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    Traci Stokes
    December 13, 2015 at 10:49 am

    This is my hubby’s all time favorite syrup. We love it on German pancakes and it also makes a good ice-cream topping. Yum!

    • Reply
      LifeAfterWheat
      December 13, 2015 at 7:11 pm

      Ooh, I’m going to have to try it as ice cream topping-that sounds heavenly!

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    Diner Pancakes – Life After Wheat
    February 12, 2016 at 10:52 pm

    […] a diner, and the flavor is just as delicious. Serve with your favorite syrup (ours is this homemade Buttermilk Syrup!) and you have a real winner. This is a recipe you will be coming back to again and […]

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    Amanda
    March 28, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    This is a new one for me. I’ve made pancakes with buttermilk in them, but never on them! It sounds like a wonderfully buttery tasting topping.

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