• Crafts
  • Do it Yourself
  • Frugal Living
  • Gift Ideas
  • Holidays
  • Mixes
  • Money Matters
  • Recipes
  • Tips-n-Tricks
  • Contact Us
    • MYO Flavored Syrups

      Making your own flavored syrups for drinks, cocktails, slushies and dessert toppings is easy & inexpensive!

      Base Ingredients:
      2-1/2 cups sugar or splenda or nutrasweet
      1-1/4 cups water

      Flavoring Choice: Choose 1:

      • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
      • 1-2 tbsp. orange blossom water
      • Rosewater
      • 5 drops Any kind Flavoring Oils: peppermint, spearmint, orange, lemon, crème de menthe, vanilla, anise and chocolate flavors (Flavoring oils can often be found in the baking aisle near the cake frostings)


      In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water together, stirring often until the sugar is completely dissolved. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until it thickens to the same consistency as maple syrup. Remove from heat and add the flavorings of your choice.

      The flavor possibilities are nearly endless! Once the syrup has cooled, pour it into a bottle, cap and store in the refrigerator for up to 30 days.

      To use them, simply mix the flavored syrup with water to the desired sweetness. We like ours with just 1 Tbs or so per glass and then add fresh sliced fruit or berries.
      © Can Stock Photo Inc. / Jag_cz
      Comments 5 Comments
      1. craftycats's Avatar
        craftycats -
        Where are the instructions?
      1. evilpassion's Avatar
        evilpassion -
        "In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water together, stirring often until the sugar is completely dissolved. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until it thickens to the same consistency as maple syrup. Remove from heat and add the flavorings of your choice."
      1. MabelMartha's Avatar
        MabelMartha -
        A set of these would make a great gift. Three bottles of syrup and a can of coffee would be easily equal in value to a $50 gift certificate to Starbucks.
      1. MabelMartha's Avatar
        MabelMartha -
        Can vanilla extract be used instead of vanilla oil? If so, about how much would be needed.
      1. Devildog's Avatar
        Devildog -
        Going to have to try this. Looks like it would be great. Question can you use kool-aide to flavor it? Has anyone tried this? Let me know. Thanks.


      Have something you'd like to add? Register & Login to add your own comments, thoughts, questions or suggestions.

      As always, Registration is Free!

    • Disclaimer: The use of any trademarked names on or within the pages of Budget101.com should not be considered an endorsement by the trademark holders. All Trademark rights remain the property of their respective holders and are solely being used a brief descriptive of the recipes being provided.

    • Google+ Pinterest Twitter youtube Facebook

      More Frugal Stuff...

      budget

      Perfect Bar & Company Recalls Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch Nutrition Bars Due t

      After Perfect Bar’s routine product testing, the company is issuing a nationwide recall of specific lot numbers of its Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch flavor recipes due to potential contamination...

      budget 12-20-2014, 04:40 PM Go to last post
      Gabbyamazon

      Cat Toy

      12559



      To make the toy, you need a piece of paper no larger then 8x10
      Some string or yarn. Long enough to keep hands safe, but not too long that it tangles around furniture.
      Fold the paper in...

      Gabbyamazon 12-20-2014, 01:27 AM Go to last post
      budget

      Kkot Saem Sprouts, Inc. Recalls Soybean Sprouts and Mungbean Sprouts Because of Possi

      Kkot Saem Sprouts, Inc. of Spanaway, Washington is voluntarily recalling Soybean Sprouts and Mungbean Sprouts sold under brand names Kkot Saem, Winter Blossom Bean Sprouts, and Winter Blossom because...

      budget 12-20-2014, 12:30 AM Go to last post
      Budget101

      Bethel Nutritional Consulting, Inc. Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of SLIM-K Caps

      Bethel Nutritional Consulting, Inc. is recalling one lot of SLIM-K Capsules to the consumer level. The firm was informed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that a sample of SLIM-K...

      Budget101 12-19-2014, 11:20 PM Go to last post
    • Keep Reading . . .

      Cracked Black Pepper JerkyCracked Black Pepper Jerky


      If you like Jack Links Jerky, you'll love cracked black pepper jerky. This marinade flavors each and every slice with just the right amount of pepper.


      Make Ahead WafflesMake Ahead Waffles


      Make your own frozen waffles with this delicious tried and true freezer recipe. Make these easy waffles ahead of time, freeze them and pop them into the toaster when you want hot fresh waffles in a hurry.


      Brown SugarBrown Sugar


      Learn this simple trick to make your own Brown Sugar using common pantry ingredients, save yourself a trip to the store