Friday, September 19, 2008

Favorite Fall Food Recipe Swap

Life as Mom is hosting a recipe swap of fall foods.

Since we are now in apple cider season, I thought I'd share this syrup recipe we discovered a few years ago. Not to be confused with my unexpected invention of peach syrup, of course.

Apple Cider Syrup


2 cups apple cider
1 cup sugar
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons lemon juice



Combine all ingredients together and heat until thickened.


Optional: Once thickened, add 1/4 cup butter. (I never do this)

I make a half recipe and cook it in the microwave. It mixes up and heats without overflowing in my 4-cup glass measuring cup.

I always intend to freeze some cider so we can have this more than seasonally but I've yet to actually do that. I guess that makes this a special autumn treat, which isn't all that bad an idea after all.

3 comments:

  1. We use it on pancakes mostly and waffles if I'm ambitious enough to make them.

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  2. This would be good on vnilla ice cream too! yum!

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