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Gingerbread Simple Syrup

If you're dreaming of a gingerbread-filled holiday season, you need to make this homemade Gingerbread Syrup! Use it to add gingerbread flavor to cocktails, coffee, soda, pancakes, oatmeal, ice cream, and so much more!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas Drinks, Gingerbread Recipes, Simple Syrup Recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 1 ¼ cups
Author: Sues


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • tsp ground nutmeg


  • Put all the ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring mixture to a boil.
  • Once boiling, lower heat and let simmer for about 10 minutes, until sugar is completely dissolved and mixture has thickened a bit.
  • Pour syrup into a mason jar or bowl and place in fridge to cool completely before using. Syrup will continue to thicken as it cools.

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