Syruple (Maple Syrup)

1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

1 cup water

Measure the sugar into a 4 cup glass measuring cup or deep bowl. Add the water and stir. Microwave on high for one minute. Stir well. Microwave at one minute intervals and stir until the syrup is boiling for 30 seconds. Remove and stir.


2 Tbsp light corn syrup

1 tsp vanilla

½ tsp maple extract

Add and stir. Serve warm on your pancakes.


Store in a jar in the refrigerator.


This is the maple syrup of my childhood. Dad called it “syruple”. When I first tasted real maple syrup, I thought it tasted funny. I still prefer syruple over the real stuff.