Simple and sweet, meyer lemon syrup for pancakes, waffles and french toast

Meyer Lemon Syrup

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 16


Recipe adapted from Mom's old Buttermilk recipe

  • 1 Cube Unsalted Butter 1/2 Cup
  • 1 Cup White Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Karo Syrup
  • 1/2 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Meyer Lemon Juice
  • Zest of 1 Meyer Lemon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda


  • In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, add the butter, karo syrup, sugar, milk, lemon juice, and the lemon zest.
  • Heat over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Bring to a boil and then take off the heat.
  • Quickly add the baking soda and place back on the heat stirring continuously.
  • Stir for one minute and remove from the heat.
  • This can easily boil over. Many times I wont even put it back on the heat.
  • ENJOY!
Nutrition Facts
Meyer Lemon Syrup
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 55 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 18mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 12IU0%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 9mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.