Homemade Vanilla Bean Syrup

Homemade Vanilla Bean Syrup

Homemade vanilla simple syrup is a delightful addition to various treats. It’s versatile and easy to make. Here’s how you can create your own sweet vanilla syrup:


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste (or 1 vanilla bean pod, split and scraped)


  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the vanilla bean paste (or the scraped vanilla bean pod).
  • Let the mixture steep for several hours to infuse the vanilla flavor.
  • Strain the syrup into a jar or bottle.
  • Store it tightly sealed in the refrigerator for up to one month.



  • Flavor your coffee or iced cold brew with this syrup.
  • Brush it onto cakes for a subtle vanilla kick.
  • Drizzle it over pancakes, waffles, or French toast.
  • Toss it with fresh berries for a sweet treat.
Enjoy your homemade vanilla syrup—it’s a game-changer!
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