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homemade vanilla syrup without vanilla bean
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Homemade Vanilla Simple Syrup

Easy to make at home using ingredients you already have in your kitchen.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time7 mins
Course: Breakfast, Drinks, Morning, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade syrups, syrup
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Linda Spatig


  • 1 Small Saucepan
  • 1 Glass Storage Container


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 TBSP vanilla


  • Place sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Using a whisk stir to dissolve the sugar.
  • Bring to boil for 1 minute and stir lightly throughout, then turn heat down to medium low and simmer for 5-6 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
    Store in a glass airtight container in the fridge.


Store in an airtight glass container in the fridge for up to 2 months.
Make sure to add the vanilla extract after you remove the syrup from the heat.
Can add 1/8 tsp salt to enhance flavour.
1 tablespoon of this syrup is equivalent to 1 pump of vanilla syrup from a bottle.