Maple Flavored Syrup

We use this basic syrup on pancakes, waffles, and to make granola. It avoids a lot of plastic waste and has zero high fructose corn syrup.


2 cups granulated sugar (white or unrefined)

1 cup water

1 tablespoon molasses

1 teaspoon maple flavored extract


Bring the water, sugar, and molasses to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.

Take off heat and stir in the maple extract. 

Let cool until no longer hot.

Store in a sealed glass mason jar in refrigerator (needs refrigeration since it does not contain preservatives like store purchased varieties). Usually good for months in the refrigerator.