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Essential Buttermilk Syrup

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Description

Pour this yummy syrup over waffles, pancakes, and French toast to make them oh. so. much. better!

Ingredients

  • ½ cups Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ cups Buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon Karo Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla

Preparation

In a LARGE pot, combine butter, sugar, buttermilk, and Karo syrup, and bring to a boil for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add baking soda and vanilla. Mixture will fizz to TWICE THE SIZE or more, so make sure you use a good-sized pot! Set it aside to thicken while stirring occasionally. Pour over waffles, pancakes, and French toast to make them oh. so. much. better!

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MarieAnne B. on 7.3.2011

Hi Liza! My family LOVES this syrup. When I saw it first time, on PW’s blog, you suggested serving it over something… some sort of fried donut. Where can I find that recipe? It was such a hit, that I would like to make it again.
Thanks!
MarieAnne B.

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adeline on 6.22.2011

I made this and the baking soda taste was just too strong….I’ll make this again and cut the baking soda way down. I always do something for the kids, so next time I’m going to color it —purple or green.

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pnknsgrama on 6.12.2011

I made this recipe this morning for waffles and it was delicious. There was some left and the taste is great cold. I think this would be wonderful as an ice cream topper. Thanks for sharing!

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Mina on 6.11.2011

I have a quick question please. Do you know why you have to add the baking soda? It’s just my husband is really picky and he could still taste it after it was all cooled down and then reheated (next day) so of course wouldn’t eat it. Is it for thickening? If so I wonder if you could use corn starch instead?

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Chocolada Obsessed on 6.10.2011

How long does this keep? And where is the best place to store it?

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Christy on 9.2.2013

This recipe is delicious!! I followed the recipe exactly as written, and it turned out wonderfully. I don’t think I’ll ever buy syrup again. Thanks!

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Jennifer on 9.9.2011

This was sooo good & super easy! It was addicting on homemade waffles. Thanks!

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amberdw on 8.24.2011

Amazing! I don’t know how I ever lived with any other syrup. This is going to be a staple in my home.

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dawnnikol on 8.16.2011

This recipe is amazing!! I’ve made it about 6 different times and every time I receive compliments on how tasty it is!

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nancynichols on 6.29.2011

I am in love with this sauce. We had it with french toast and strawberries, so good. I am definitely going to put this on ice cream and cinnamon rolls. Thanks for sharing!

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