DIY Vanilla Coffee Syrup
Alternate title: Coffee to die for 🤩
It truly makes my mornings brighter and happier when I use this syrup and knowing I made it myself makes me feel like I have superpowers even though it’s super easy.
So take that Starbucks —- I don’t need you! (but also don’t hold this against me, I’ll be back)
Alright my syrup ran out yesterday so that means I HAD to make it today so I figured I’d document it and bring you along with me so you can make some at home too!
Bonus little hands can totally help with this recipe!
Let’s do this…
1 vanilla bean sliced down the middle to expose the seeds
2 cups water
1.5 cups sugar
.5 cups brown sugar
1 Tbsp vanilla extract (optional)
Mix water, sugars, and vanilla bean in a small pot. Bring to a boil then simmer for 5-7 minutes until thickened and sugar has dissolved. Remove the vanilla bean pod and pour into a mason jar. Enjoy with coffee or mix into other beverages to make your life more enjoyable.
This syrup should last about one month in the fridge.
I love to use my leftover vanilla beans when my homemade vanilla runs out. Blog on that coming soon!
Hi there! My name is Alyssa
I'm a registered dietitian and picky eating specialist with nearly a decade of experience, mom of three, and the founder of Nutrition for Littles. I'm dedicated to making mealtimes enjoyable and nutritious for families.
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