Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 3 mins

Got those waffles cooked and realized you're out of syrup? Try this quick fix. It's tasty, has no fat, and only 4 calories per tablespoon!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 2-cup glass measure, combine cornstarch, sugar, salt and cold water.
  2. Microwave on high 2-3 min.
  3. or until syrup is clear and thickened, stirring every minute during cooking.
  4. Stir in maple flavoring.
  5. Cool.
  6. Refrigerate tightly covered.


Most Helpful

Definitely too watery, not very sweet, runny. Won't make again.

babysitter15 August 31, 2003

I liked the idea of being able to make syrup quickly and easily in the microwave, so I tried this but it wasn't anywhere near sweet enough. I had to use much more than I normally would in order to be able to taste it.

cpenner March 23, 2003

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