Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

A nice alternative from maple syrup to serve with your Pancakes, Waffles or French Toast. Make sure that the bottle or jar you use has a tight fitting lid. This tasty syrup will be good for a month if kept in the refrigerator.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put prepared apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, lemon juice and butter into a deep pot.
  2. Cover and cook apples on medium heat until softened.
  3. Puree the softened apples.
  4. Place the pureed apples back into the pot.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the cornstarch and 1/4 cup of water.
  6. Stir until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture starts to boil.
  7. Allow to boil for 5 minutes.
  8. Mix the cornstarch with 1/4 cup of water, until all cornstarch is dissolved.
  9. Stir into syrup mixture and cook until slightly thickened.
  10. Pour into jar and refrigerate.
Most Helpful

5 5

I used granny smith apples. I omitted the nutmeg and mace and used more cinnamon. I used water. I didn't puree the apples. I only mashed them with a fork. It's thick like a compote and it's really yummy. Thanks Baby Kato :) Made for Newest Zaar tag

5 5

This was a lovely topping for some buttermilk pancakes! I reduced it down to 1/2 cup, used Granny Smith apple, cider (not water) and since I didn't have any mace I added a little extra nutmeg. Also used (fresh) lime juice instead of lemon and triple sec instead of GM, just because they were already on hand. I didn't have to boil for quite as long since it was a smaller quantity (about 3 minutes and it was already pretty thick, even without the cornstarch). I very much enjoyed this and look forward to trying it in other ways besides over pancakes. Thanks for sharing!

5 5

Kato honey, I got to tell you this is absolutely FANTASTIC. Infact, this ranks in my top 1 or two recipes I have tried. I made 4 cups, and dropped them by my neighbors this morning, and it didn't take them long to knock and rave on tis absolutely delicious syrup, so I gave them the recipe. I used apple cider, instead of water because we live near the largest apple orchard in the United States, so apple flavored recipes are very common here. Definately a keeper, and thanks so many for posting this 10 star recipe. Made for Zaar Stars.