Drizzle This Homemade Gingerbread Syrup on Everything

Danielle Daly

Crisp autumn days call for pumpkin spice syrup in morning coffee, but winter days leading up to Christmas demand this festive, homemade gingerbread syrup. Whether it’s stirred into a latte or shaken up into a , this syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness and spice. Prep a batch for or your next party. It will hold in the fridge for up to a month!

What is gingerbread syrup made of?

This sweet syrup channels all of the spice and rich molasses flavor of classic . You'll find characteristic gingerbread spices including cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves, along with brown sugar for sweetness and fresh ginger for a little zing. Black pepper adds another layer of warmth and vanilla is always a welcome addition to dessert. Add up to ½  teaspoon of cardamom to the mix, if you are a fan. 

What do you make with gingerbread spiced syrup?

Whisk it up into a cup of coffee or mix it into a . Gingerbread syrup also makes a delicious sweetener for a cup of black tea. To stretch its uses even further, whisk a couple tablespoons into maple syrup for a festive drizzle, or add it to the coffee mixture of (in place of marsala) for a holiday twist. 

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