Cinnamon Syrup


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A basic cinnamon syrup recipe. Option enhancement: vanilla extract to change the flavor profile of the syrup.

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- Krypton -


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 small cinnamon sticks or 2 large broken in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)


  • Small sauce pot
  • 16oz mason jar or other glass bottle for storage
  • Tongs
  • Funnel
  • Cheesecloth


  1. Add water to the sauce pot
  2. Heat the water to a boil over medium-high heat
  3. Add the sugar and gently stir until sugar is disolved
  4. Add the cinnamon sticks to the syrup mixture
  5. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes
  6. Remove the pot from heat
  7. Steep the cinnamon sticks for 1-6 hours, the longer the time the stronger the flavor
  8. Using tongs, remove the cinnamon sticks
  9. Stir in the vanila extract (if desired)

After the mixture has steeped for the desired amount of time, it is recommended to pour the syrup into a clean glass bottle using cheesecloth as a filter.

Label and store refrigerated for up to two weeks.