Homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup

So your craving for Pumpkin Spice has hit and sure you can go to your local coffee shop, restaurant, or grocery store to satisfy your craving but what about making your own?  This homemade pumpkin spice syrup will take you less than 10 minutes and only needs 4 ingredients!

The syrup is absolutely delicious and can be used on anything your heart desires.  In my household we use it in coffee, on pancakes & waffles, french toast, mixed with cooked steel oats, drizzle over fruit, and even in cocktails/mocktails (see Pumpkin Moscow Mule) – the options are endless!

 Homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Ingredients:
¾ c. Water
¾ c. Brown sugar
¼ c. Pumpkin puree
2 tsp. Pumpkin spice

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Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients into a stainless-steel pot and whisk together until fully combined. Put on stovetop and bring to a boil – stir constantly.
  2. Turn heat to low and let simmer for 2 to 3 minutes while continuing to stir.
  3. Pour the pumpkin spice syrup though a fine mesh strainer into a bowl to separate any solids from the liquid.
  4. Transfer into glass bottle with lid and store in refrigerator. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Syrup - Glass


As Always, Live Creatively – Xoxo Joyce



Pumpkin Moscow Mule

Like most people, when I think of Fall I think of pumpkin spiced everything.  With Fall officially around the corner, I am putting a pumpkin twist to one of my favorite cocktails, the Moscow Mule.  So, if you love pumpkin as much as I do, try the below cocktail!

Cannot or do not consume alcohol? No Problem— I have you covered with a mocktail version!

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Note: Ginger Beer is non alcoholic

Pumpkin Moscow Mule (Cocktail)

Ingredients:
 Ice
4 oz. (8 Tbsp) Ginger Beer
1.5 oz. (or 3 Tbsp) Pumpkin Flavor Liquor (Vodka or Rum)
.5 oz. (or 1 Tbsp) Lime Juice

Pumpkin Moscow Mule (Mocktail)

Ingredients:
 Ice
4 oz. (8 Tbsp) Ginger Beer
1 oz. (or 2 Tbsp) Homemade Pumpkin Syrup* – for sweeter taste add additional Tbsp
.5 oz. (or 1 Tbsp) Lime Juice

Fill cup with ice, combine all ingredients, and stir.  Garnish with lime slices and Enjoy!

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Tip: For a quick and easy way to differentiate the Mocktails from the Cocktails – Just add a straw to the Mocktail

*You can buy Pumpkin Syrup in stores however, you can make your own in less than 10 minutes and with only 4 ingredients!  The syrup is absolutely delicious and can be used in cocktails, mocktails, coffee, on pancakes & waffles, french toast, mixed in oatmeal, or anything your heart desires.*

 Homemade Pumpkin Syrup

Ingredients:
¾ c. Water
¾ c. Brown sugar
¼ c. Pumpkin puree
2 tsp. Pumpkin spice

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Add all ingredients into a stainless-steel pot and whisk together until fully combined. Put on stovetop and bring to a boil – stir constantly.  Turn heat to low and let simmer for 2 to 3 minutes while continuing to stir.  Pour the pumpkin spice syrup though a fine mesh strainer into a bowl to separate any solids from the liquid.  Transfer into glass bottle with lid and store in refrigerator. Enjoy!

 

Pumpkin Syrup - Glass


As Always, Live Creatively – Xoxo Joyce