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The best homemade apple syrup! This takes less than 5 minutes to make and uses ingredients you already have on hand. Paired with homemade whole wheat pancakes, and this makes a delicious meal. It's a great way to use up leftover apple juice! This would also make great neighbor Christmas gifts or gifts year round.

Easy Apple Syrup

This syrup is absolutely delicious. It only takes minutes to prepare--with ingredients you probably already have on hand! Serve with homemade whole wheat pancakes and you've got a scrumptious fall meal!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Cuisine breakfast
Servings 1 pint


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter


  • Mix dry ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Add juices to the mixture.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add butter until it melts and remove from heat. Keep refrigerated and reheat in the microwave when needed.