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Homemade Coffee Syrup From Scatch

Homemade coffee syrup is one of those things that seem like they would be hard to make but in reality, it is so easy! Making your own coffee syrup to make your own delicious coffee drinks is a wonderful way to save money instead of spending crazy fees at the coffee shop. You can make several flavors so that you can have everyone’s favorite flavor at your fingertips. These make such good gifts for your favorite coffee lover too. We love to find flip-top bottles and make pretty labels for them. You can make a handwritten label or print them out using your printer to make them fancy. Cute tags can also be made for them and tied with a ribbon or string. 



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Why Make Homemade Coffee Syrup?

Wondering why you should be making your own homemade coffee syrup? Making your own coffee syrup give you the ability to control what is in it. Say goodbye to nasty chemical preservatives are artificial flavors. With this simple coffee syrup recipe, you can add different flavors to make unique blends.


What Is The Best Coffee Syrup?

The best coffee syrup sweetens your coffee perfectly while not being bitter or leaving a funny aftertaste.  It has natural ingredients without all of those chemicals that you can’t pronounce or artificial colors.  It is simple goodness that you can rely on.  It is simply homemade.

How To Make Coffee Syrup From Scratch

Coffee syrup is super easy to make.  It takes just three ingredients and a pan and you will be sipping your iced coffee deliciously sweetened to perfection in no time at all. See below for the simple recipe.


How Long Do Homemade Coffee Syrups Last?

Homemade syrup can usually last around a week (possibly a little longer) in the refrigerator.

Does Homemade Coffee Syrup Need To Be Refrigerated?

You should refrigerate your homemade coffee syrup after you make it to keep it from molding.

You can use coffee syrup to:

  • sweeten your coffee
  • drizzle on cheesecake
  • drizzle on ice cream
  • In your baking
  • In special drinks
  • On top of your pancakes or waffles
  • On top of your yogurt
  • On top of cakes

Can You Make A Keto Coffee Syrup?

Yes, you can make a sugar free keto version of a coffee syrup. It won’t be as thick but it is still perfect for sweetening your coffee without all of those troublesome carbs that throw you off of your diet. We will include this recipe below for you as well. 

What You Will Need To Make Coffee Syrup

  • Saucepan
  • Metal or wooden spoon to stir your syrup
  • Container for storing syrup with a lid
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Apron
  • Hot pan holder


1 Cup Sugar we use raw turbinado sugar
1 Cup Water – we use spring water
2 Teaspoon Vanilla (or other extracts) You can make almond (amaretto) flavor, mint, and so much more for this.  


Heat water and sugar for 15 minutes on low, cool and add vanilla. Pour into a seal-able container and enjoy!

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Keto Coffee Syrup

What You Will Need To Make Keto Coffee Syrup

  • A bag of Swerve Sweetener (brown sugar, granulated sugar or powdered sugar variety)
  • A Small Pan
  • Large Spoon For Stirring
  • Bottle Or Other Container With Tight Fitting Lid. 
  • Funnel (optional)


  • 1/2 cup of Swerve Sweetener
  • 1 Cup of water
  • Your favorite extract.


Using a small pan heat the water until almost to the boiling point.  

Remove from heat and add the Swerve sweetener.

Stir well to incorporate

Next, add the extract of your choice and stir.

Let your syrup sit and cool. When it has reached room temperature use a funnel and pour into a bottle with a tight fitting lid or other airtight container.  Place your syrupin the refrigerator. This syrup should last for about 1 week in the refrigerator.

Print the recipe for later

Homemade Coffee Syrup From Scratch

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  • Ingredients:
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 2 Teaspoon Vanilla (or another extract)


Heat water and sugar for 15 minutes on low, cool and add vanilla or other extract.

Pour into a seal-able container and enjoy!


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