Made with real pumpkin and spices, this homemade pumpkin spice syrup is the perfect condiment to perk up your favourite fall dessert and breakfast recipes – from pancakes and waffles to coffee and pumpkin spice latte. This gluten free vegan syrup is ready in 10 minutes. This homemade syrup recipe also includes paleo and keto options.
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Gluten free vegan pumpkin spice syrup – easy pancake syrup recipe
Nothing beats pumpkin pancakes or pumpkin spice latte drizzled with warm and delicious syrup. I’ve been on a quest to create a Starbucks pumpkin spice syrup recipe copycat and really like this gluten free dairy free pancake syrup I’ve ended up with.
Did you just wrinkle your nose thinking about loads of refined sugar and artificial flavour found in many pancakes syrups? But not so this healthy breakfast syrup.
This latte syrup is made with real pumpkin, unrefined Muscovado sugar and of course homemade pumpkin spice.
Let’s make vegan pumpkin syrup that tastes amazing and is ready in just 10 minutes. Pumpkin spice pancake syrup is a great alternative to commercial pumpkin spice syrup: all of the spicy flavour but with healthy ingredients.
And the fun doesn’t stop there. I’ll also share how to make paleo pumpkin spice syrup and low carb pumpkin syrup without sugar so you can enjoya tasty keto syrup with none of the sugary carbs.
And then you can whip up one of your favourite healthy breakfast recipes and indulge in the best pumpkin spice syrup ever.
Homemade pumpkin syrup recipe for pancakes, latte, and coffee
Pumpkin syrups from Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts are delicious but laden with refined sugar. Plus, their syrups aren’t available for sale anyway. So, all the more reason to come up with a DIY syrup recipe for pancakes and coffee to give your breakfast, desserts, and beverages that delicious warm fall flavor.
If you ever wondered how to make pumpkin spice syrup from scratch, you’re about to find out. This is going to be one of the best tasting breakfast syrup recipes you ever drizzled over your food.
Is sugar free syrup vegan? Does pumpkin spice syrup have dairy? Well, this pumpkin pie sauce is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.
What’s in pumpkin spice syrup? – Ingredients for pumpkin pancake syrup
So, how do you make pumpkin spice syrup for latte and coffee? With only 5 ingredients and 10 minutes time! Here’s what you need for this easy vegan dairy free syrup recipe:
- muscovado sugar or brown sugar
- pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin
- pumpkin pie spice
- vegan butter (optional but recommended for thickness and tastes)
Dark Muscovado sugar provides a rich sweetness and gives the brown sugar spiced syrup a gorgeous dark colour. Brown sugar can be used instead of muscovado sugar.
Vegan butter helps to make your healthy syrup thick and creamy, so I highly recommend it. Like all fats, coconut oil also enhances the aroma of the spices. But you can skip the oil if you want low fat breakfast syrup.
Lastly, it’s possible to make pumpkin spice syrup without pumpkin by simply omitting the canned pumpkin from the pumpkin spice pancake syrup recipe. The syrup will be tasty but a little less creamy.
Paleo pumpkin spice syrup ingredients
If you’re following the paleo diet and want to make paleo pumpkin spice syrup, you can prepare this homemade syrup recipe also with the following paleo-approved ingredients:
No matter if you’re making the vegan, paleo, or keto syrup recipe – the key is using pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. What better way to make a pumpkin syrup recipe for pancakes than with real ingredients? So good!
How to make pumpkin spice syrup
- The first step is to pour the water into the saucepan. Next, add the sugar and vegan butter.
- Over a medium-high flame, bring to a mild boil and cook for 3 minutes.
- Then add the pumpkin spice and pumpkin puree. Whisk well and cook for another 3 minutes.
- Let the syrup cool before filling it into a syrup dispenser or small bottle. A funnel is your best friend to bottle homemade pancake syrup.
Sugar free low carb keto pumpkin spice syrup recipe
Alright, keto friends! So far we’ve talked about vegan and paleo syrup. But now let’s answer the question: how to make this pumpkin spice recipe sugar free and keto-friendly?
How to make sugar free syrup
The process for keto-friendly sugar free pumpkin spice syrup is as exactly the same as for the vegan and paleo syrup recipe described above. The only difference is that some keto sweeteners may crystallise over time. But you can easily reheat your low carb syrup and whisk until smooth again.
Here are the ingredients for sugar free pumpkin spice syrup:
- powdered sweetener of choice
- pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin
- pumpkin pie spice
- butter, coconut oil, or vegan butter
You can easily powder granular sweetener in a blender or coffee grinder. To give the syrup a lovely amber colour, powdered Swerve Brown or Monkfruit Golden. White sweeteners will result in a light-coloured keto syrup, which of your is still super yummy and perfect for your low carb breakfast.
For fat, you got options: either stick with coconut oil or vegan butter, or use grass-fed butter to prepare this low carb syrup.
How to store DIY pumpkin syrup
The DIY pumpkin syrup stores pretty well in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. You can also freeze the syrup for up to 2 months.
How to enjoy this homemade syrup – pumpkin pie spice syrup uses
Pancakes? Waffles? Latte? Coffee? Cocktails? Take this easy vegan syrup recipe to any of these options for a pumpkin spice treat you’ll love.
Check out these delicious vegan pumpkin pancakes. They’re so good with this pumpkin syrup.
And if you need a vegan dairy free pumpkin spice latte recipe… no worries. This easy homemade latte is quick to make and just waits to be drizzled with this syrup. Or think americano with pumpkin spice syrup, or for coffee. So many possibilities!
And my personal favourite: syrup makes ice cream melt-in-your-mouth delicious.
I’m pretty certain this delicious homemade syrup recipe makes almost any dessert, drink and breakfast autumn-ready!
A delicious homemade fall food gift idea
This syrup is a lovely food present and a unique edible gifts idea for autumn, Halloween and Thanksgiving. This healthy homemade food gift is a great dessert gift and would be a great addition to fall baskets.
I also applied a printable syrup label to the bottle. You can download this free food gift label at the end of the post. I recommend printing on sticker paper so you can simply cut out the label and stick it on the bottle. Again… so simple!
For more food gift ideas, browse our full list of homemade food gifts or check out these foodie fall gift ideas.
- Add the water, sugar, and butter into a heavy bottom saucepan.
- Bring to a mild boil over medium-high heat and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- After 3 minutes, reduce the heat to medium and add the pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.
- Whisk to combine the pumpkin pie spice with the liquid and cook for 3 more minutes.
- Let cool to the touch and transfer into syrup dispenser or bottle for storage.
Storage & shelf life
Pumpkin spice syrup stores pretty well in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. You can also freeze the syrup for up to 2 months.
Printable Syrup Label
Tab the button below to download a free printabel label to gift your homemade syrup.
Over to you!
Do you like pumpkin spice season and what is your favourite pumpkin spice recipe? Leave me a comment, I’d really love to know!
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