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Homemade Buttermilk Syrup Recipe

This Homemade Buttermilk Syrup is creamy, 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 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
cooling time5 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 180kcal
Author: The Carefree Kitchen


  • ½ cup Salted Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Corn Syrup
  • ½ cup Buttermilk cultured
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract


  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, buttermilk, sugar, and corn syrup. Bring the mixture to a rapid boil while stirring. Boil for 2-3 minutes, or just until the mixture starts to caramelize.
  • Whisk 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.  
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 weeks.


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 192mg | Potassium: 14mg | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 253IU | Calcium: 16mg