3 DIY coffee syrups… that take less than 10 minutes to make!

I like cinnamon.

okay, more specifically, I like starbucks’ cinnamon dolche syrup in my coffee.
uhhh… YUM!
but not just the cinnamon dolche… I’m a major fan of oh-so-classic vanilla, too! and, of course, every white girl’s favorite: pumpkin spice!!

but, what I don’t like? forking out the cash for it! 😦
seriously starbucks! you’re ripping us off!
so, I decided to take these coffee matters into my own hands.

and make my own coffee syrups!!
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you heard that right!

after browsing pinterest (holla!) for several hours, and pouring over bunches of recipes, I recreated the best of them for my own coffee enjoyment! (and yours, of course!) 😉

I’ve shared the ones that will propel us best into autumn… warm and cozy flavors, reminiscent of falling leaves and knit sweaters! ❤

here are my recipes:

  1. cinnamon dolche
    1 1/2 cups water
    1 cup white sugar
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    1 TBSP cinnamon powder
    2 cinnamon sticks
    2TBSP vanilla extractput all ingredients (except vanilla) into a saucepan.
    bring to a boil, then reduce heat & simmer for 10 minutes.
    ***consistency will be runny, not thick like syrup*** that confused me at first 😉
    pour into glass jar (the kind with a pump is easiest for adding it to coffee!)
  2. warm vanilla 
    1 1/2 cups water
    1 cup white sugar
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    2TBSP vanilla extract***directions same as above***
  3. pumpkin spice
    1 1/2 cups water
    1 1/4 cups white sugar
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    2 tsp cinnamon powder
    1 tsp ground nutmeg
    1 tsp ground ginger
    3TBSP pumpkin pureecombine water & sugar over medium heat, and cook, stirring frequently, until sugar is completely melted into the water.
    reduce heat, add the rest of ingredients, and simmer for 10-15mins, stirring occasionally.
    pour into glass jar.

I like to add about 3-4 pumps (if using pump dispenser) or tablespoons (if storing in regular jar) to a regular size coffee (about 10-12 oz, or a tall-grande size at starbucks). yummy!! 🙂

these coffee syrups cost next-to-nothing to mix up, use things you probably already have in your pantry, and make lovely gifts (think paired with a cute mug for christmas-time!). they’re also perfect for everyday coffee-sipping, or for parties and coffee bars!


yay for inexpensive yumminess!!

happy sipping, friends ❤

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