Homemade Corn Syrup Substitute (Simple Syrup)

Homemade Corn Syrup Substitute (simple Syrup) Recipe

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Susan Cutler


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!


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2 cups
20 Min
20 Min


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  • 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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