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How to Make Gingerbread Coffee Syrup

Homemade Gingerbread Coffee Syrup

Enhance the flavor of coffee with this homemade holiday gingerbread syrup.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Cooling Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 10 (or more) coffee drinks


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 3 small pieces crystallized ginger (or 1" fresh ginger, sliced)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (broken in half)
  • ½ tsp. whole peppercorns
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg


  • Mix together water, sugar, and honey in a medium saucepan on medium-high heat.
  • Stir in the ginger, broken cinnamon stick, and other spices (peppercorns, allspice and nutmeg).
  • Bring mixture to a rolling boil, then reduce heat to low.
  • Cover saucepan and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  • Take saucepan off heat and allow mixture to cool for 30 minutes.
  • Strain syrup through two layers of cheesecloth or a mesh sieve strainer.
  • Pour into a clean container and cover with airtight lid.
  • Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Keyword DIY, gingerbread coffee syrup, homemade