Apple Brandy and Cinnamon Syrup

  • Serves

    makes About 1 Cup


Reducing this brandy-rich syrup over low heat helps keep it unclouded—drizzle it over pancakes, ice cream, or stir it into hot or cold drinks.


  • 3 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cup apple brandy
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 18 tsp. kosher salt


Step 1

Bring apple juice, brandy, lemon juice, and cinnamon to a simmer in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce is reduced to 1 cup, 1½-2 hours. Discard cinnamon and stir in salt.

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