Easy Homemade Flavored Coffee Syrups
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How about some Easy Homemade Flavored Coffee Syrups? Coffee and cocoa bars are a fun part of the holidays that encourage friends and family to get cozy and make that just right cuppa’. Whether you want a delicious diy flavored coffee syrup to add to your own coffee bar or need one for a gift to give to a hostess this season, we have you covered with this insanely easy recipe! There’s just 2 ingredients for the base, then you can go crazy creating layers of flavor for your coffee syrup! You can create everything from gingerbread flavored syrup to a simple vanilla one. Put it in a pretty bottle, add a handmade tag and you have a lovely hostess gift or you can add your syrup to a nice coffee basket with our homemade almond milk creamer for a holiday gift.

This article is part of our 2017 Handmade Christmas gifts series! Be sure to check out the rest of the gifts here: 2017 Handmade Christmas Gifts.

Easy Homemade Flavored Coffee Syrups

Easy Homemade Flavored Coffee Syrups / DIY Flavored Coffee Syrup

You will need:

1 cup Water

1 cup Sugar

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract


You will also want to grab:

A small pot

Glass bottle


Directions for Easy Homemade Flavored Coffee Syrups:

Place water and sugar in the small pot and simmer on medium heat, stirring frequently until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat to low and stir occasionally for 10 more minutes, allowing syrup to thicken.

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract, this is a good base for most syrup flavors as it combines well with mint, butter, cinnamon, and other seasonal spices. Or get creative and swap out the vanilla extract for any other extract to create an entire line of homemade coffee syrups to enjoy year round.

Once your syrup is completely cooled, transfer it to a glass bottle with a pump or a spout, use a funnel to pour without spilling into a bottle. This olive oil bottle from Dollar Tree is the perfect size and dispenses the syrup perfectly into coffees, hot cocoa, or over ice cream.


There you have it! DIY Simple Flavored Coffee Syrups! If you loved this easy homemade Coffee Syrup recipe, be sure to check out other great DIY Handmade Gift ideas in our 12 More Days of Handmade Christmas Gifts 2016 series; our 12 Days of Homemade Christmas Gifts 2015 series, and our 12 Days of Handmade Christmas Gifts 2014 series!

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  • 09.13.17 Alberta Gentleman

    I love coffee. I can’t wait to make coffee syrup. Thank you for recipe.

  • 09.23.17 Judy Thomas

    Awesome recipe! Thank you, I will be making some for Christmas gifts

  • 09.23.17 BILL HOFF

    I might make some hazelnut syrup to surprise my wife!

  • 10.16.17 Kim~madeinaday

    What a great idea, the ones you get in the stores always taste so fake. Can’t wait to try this! Pinned! Thank you for sharing on Merry Monday! Hope to see ya next week!

  • 10.18.17 Carrie Ditton

    I am loving this ans an option for homemade christmas gifts! We just started the Whisk It Wednesday link party and I thought you might be interested in sharing there too! Thanks, Carrie

  • 10.22.17 a spirit of simplicity

    Great ideas. I’ve recently started drinking coffee again after taking a hiatus and only drinking tea for about 6 months.

  • 10.24.17 Fawn George

    Wow, would love to make my own syrup. Thanks for the DIY. Very much appreciated.

  • 10.29.17 Rosie

    I would love to try this, it looks fun to make and should be delish!

  • 11.29.17 Kristina Prewitt

    Great recipes. These could also make great gifts for a coffee lover.

  • 01.05.18 Carol Luciano

    My daughter loves syrups for her coffee. She’s going to love this. Thanks for this recipe.

  • 01.19.18 Rosie

    ooh this is a good idea. I’d love to make a set of syrups and give them as a special gift.

  • 01.29.18 Melissa

    I love coffee creamers (esp. peppermint mocha), but I never tried syrups.



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