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homemade corn syrup substitute (simple syrup)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Cutler
Anchorage, AK

I pulled this a long time ago from: It is just another handy item to be able to make if your pantry doesn't have any! I always am for that!

(1 rating)
yield 2 cups
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For homemade corn syrup substitute (simple syrup)

  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch

How To Make homemade corn syrup substitute (simple syrup)

  • 1
    1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan.
  • 2
    2. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • 3
    3. Reduce heat to a simmer and put cover for 3 minutes to get sugar crystals off the sides of the pan.
  • 4
    4. Uncover and simmer, stirring often, until it reaches the soft ball stage
  • 5
    5. Cool and store in a covered container at room temperature.
  • 6
    6. Your syrup should keep for about 2 months.

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