Apple Spice Syrup

Apple Spice Syrup

A spicy syrup made with apple juice and brown sugar -- not too sweet but full of flavor!


6 1/2 cups of syrup


6 cups apple juice (we use a can of concentrate and add water)
1 2/3 cup brown sugar (use more if you like a very sweet syrup)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
dash cloves
5 small apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced (optional)
1/2 cup clear jel/Sure Gel OR cornstarch


1. Combine 5 cups of the apple juice with the sugar, spices, and apples (if using). Bring to a boil. (If using apples, simmer until apples are tender.)

2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining 1 cup apple juice with the cornstarch, stirring or whisking to remove lumps.

3. Add cornstarch mixture to boiling mixture and stir for a few minutes until mixture bubbles and thickens.

4. Serve hot over pancakes, waffles, or French toast!

Preparation Time: 

5 minutes

Cooking Time: 

10-15 minutes

Tammy's Review: 

This is a delicious spicy syrup that's not too sweet! You'll feel like you're eating something more like apple pie filling rather than an extremely sweet sugar syrup/candy. :) My rating: 9/10 (because I like brown sugar syrup better -- even though it's less healthy!)


This is so easy to make, and it really is like apple pie filling! We had it on pancakes today, and everyone loved it. And I'm guessing (but I haven't tried this yet...) that it would also be great on top of vanilla ice cream.


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