Ruby Red Cranberry Syrup

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My recipes are grain free, refined sugar free, and many of them are dairy free. My recipes are good for those with allergies or those who have Celiac disease, and those who are gluten free. However, my recipes are so yummy and tasty they are good for anyone not just those with alternative diets.

I made Autumn Harvest Pumpkin Waffles and wanted a nice syrup to go with them. With Halloween and Thanksgiving coming up I thought about cranberries. Why not make a syrup with cranberries for Thanksgiving morning breakfast. Decorate with a leaf or two of mint and serve Christmas morning for breakfast. This syrup is sweet with a hint of sour. The sweetness of the Autumn Harvest Pumpkin Waffles is just the right match for this syrup.

This syrup would also be good as a topping for Swedish Cinnamon cake if you wanted to add a little more sweetness to the cake.

Nutritional facts are based on 6 servings (1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon per serving).


1/2 cup maple syrup

1/2 cup cranberries

Combine maple syrup and cranberries in a pot over medium heat on the stove. Bring to a boil. Using the back of a spoon smash the fruit. Reduce heat and let simmer for 3 – 5 minutes. Remove from heat and use as a syrup.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 6.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0 g 0 %
Saturated Fat 0 g 0 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 2 mg 0 %
Potassium 8 mg 0 %
Total Carbohydrate 19 g 6 %
Dietary Fiber 0 g 2 %
Sugars 18 g
Protein 0 g 0 %
Vitamin A 0 %
Vitamin C 2 %
Calcium 0 %
Iron 0 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Karin Fry says:

    Simple and fast to make, rich color of dark Ruby with the most delightful flavor, Will tease you tastebuds for more.

    1. Thanks so much for the kind words. It is yummy. Have a great day/night!

  2. yechen1989 says:

    This looks amazing! Will have kids over soon and I will try to make this together with them 🙂 thanks again!

    1. Thanks so much for the kind words. Let me know if you make it what you think. Have a great day/night.

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