This thick, spicy chocolate sauce is perfect spread on french toast or sliced, toasted bread. Get the recipe for Chocolate Chile Gravy ». Yossy Arefi

These 8 sauces, syrups, chutneys, and spreads make sweet additions to your morning pancakes—but also try them spread on toast or waffles, swirled into yogurt, and spooned onto ice cream.


Lavender Earl Grey Caramel

Lavender and Earl Grey tea lend this caramel sauce a citrusy, floral note—serve it warm on top of ice cream.

Lemon Poppy Seed Honey

Drizzle this bright, lemony honey over just about anything—we especially love it on yogurt and pancakes. Get the recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Honey »

Apricot and Almond Sauce

This fruity purée is great swirled into ice cream or spooned atop pancakes or toast.

Apple Brandy and Cinnamon Syrup

Reducing this brandy-rich syrup over low heat helps keep it unclouded—drizzle it over pancakes or waffles for an autumnal breakfast treat.
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See the Recipe Yossy Arefi

Vanilla-Thyme Crème Anglaise

Classic crème anglaise—a vanilla custard sauce—gets a slight herbal note with the addition of a few sprigs of thyme.