Cinnamon Syrup

  • Serves

    makes About 1 Cup


Great in cocktails, this flavored simple syrup is also wonderful drizzled over pancakes or stirred into coffee. This recipe first appeared in our Jan/Feb 2013 issue along with our article Flaming Cocktails.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 sticks cinnamon, broken in half
  • 12 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped


Step 1

Bring sugar, cinnamon, vanilla bean and seeds, and 1 cup water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Cook briefly to dissolve sugar. Cool; strain. Refrigerate up to 3 months.

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