Almond Syrup for Flavored Coffee

Total Time
15mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
10 mins

I came across another recipe for a drink that called for almond syrup, but I live in the Boonedocks, so getting stuff like that is like looking for sunshine in a coal mine. I was reading a magazine at the doctor's office and came across this reader tip. How ironic...it's for flavored syrup. The Lord smiles on us at the most unexpected times! This can also be bottled and given as a Christmas or hostess gift.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 cup sugar (brown, white, or half n half)
  • 12 cup water
  • almond extract

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar and water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir to prevent scorching.
  2. Remove from heat. Cool slightly and stir in extract to desired strength, starting with 1/2 teaspoons
  3. Store in a closed container in the refrigerator for up to a week.