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HOmemade Buttermilk syrup recipe a mason jar on a breakfast table.
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Homemade Buttermilk Syrup Recipe

We've been making this Homemade Buttermilk Syrup Recipe for decades. It's creamy and rich and has a deep sweet caramel flavor.  It only takes a few minutes to make and is perfect on waffles, pancakes or french toast
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
cooling time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 209kcal


  • 1/2 cup Butter salted
  • 1 cup Sugar white granulated
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk Cultured
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


  • In a large saucepan, (use a large one because the mixture is going to more than double.) on medium heat, combine the butter, buttermilk, sugar. Bring the mixture to a rapid boil. Boil for 2-3 minutes or just until the mixture starts to turn a caramelly brown color. 
  • Stir in the baking soda and vanilla and stir until combined.  Take the syrup off the heat and let it cool for 5 minutes before serving.  


Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 20mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Calcium: 21mg