Cooking From Memory ~ A Recipe Journal

Homemade Syrup (in a pinch…)



Homemade Syrup ~

  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon maple flavoring

In a 2 cup measuring cup, stir the first four ingredients together.  Microwave on ‘high’ for 2 minutes.  Add maple flavoring and serve.

(With grateful acknowledgment and thanks to photographer, Martin Eager. Please see his work at

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