Pumpkin Spice Syrup Recipe - lifewithlorelai.com

Pumpkin Spice Syrup – Improved Recipe, Savvy?

Pumpkin Spice Syrup Recipe - lifewithlorelai.com

Pumpkin Spice Syrup

New Improved Recipe

Ahoy, me hearties, it be me, th’ bloody laggard Barnacle Bill. Now, don’ skuttle me skippers, I be here to apologize fer makin’ th’ wench Lorelai miss Speak Like a Pirate Day. It be a jolly day indeed, ‘n quite a shame to have not be marked wit’ a fine blog message. But, just so ye be knowin’, t’was all me fault tha’ Lorelai was no’ available to scribe th’ scurvy pirate message. If ye spy wit’ ye eye, ye know I had her chained. Tha’ be right, me, Barnacle Bill, had th’ wench Lorelai chained in th’ galley ’til she came up wit’ an even more spectacular recipe fer me beloved Pumpkin Spice Syrup.

Alas, ye loyal readers be knowin’ tha’ she wrote ’bout Homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup already before. ‘N as I sailed through Lorelai Lagoon last Autumn, I picked up some ‘o th’ tasty treat. Th’ syrup was delectable, like a fair breeze in a ship’s sail, but th’ tiny bits ‘o grit t’wer a sword in me throat. So, I told her she would walk th’ plank unless she agreed to create a New Improved Pumpkin Spice Syrup. ‘o course she agreed, how could she no’ wit’ me swashbucklin’ ways ‘n rugged looks. So chain her I did, ‘n ye gunna be thankful, savvy?

Lorelai set to cookin’ by gatherin’ th’ in’redients:

Water, Sugar, Cinnamon, Cloves, Pumpkin, Ginger, Nutmeg, Vanilla

Dissolve Sugar in Water wit’ Cinnamon ‘n Cloves

Add Pumpkin, Ginger, ‘n Nutmeg. Whisk ‘n Simmer.

Strain through cheesecloth ‘n add Vanilla.

Th’ lass hardly gave no mind nor bother to th’ cannon ball ‘n chain. I t’was blown off me pegleg by how simple a task it wer to make th’ coveted syrup.

Ye must give one ‘o me favorite Fall breakfasts a go, cackle-fruit wit’ a side ‘o steamin’ buttered biscuits drizzled wit’ Pumpkin Spice Syrup. It be to die fer (at least them squawkin’ chickens be worthy fer somethin’). ‘N an Autumn day don’ go by tha’ I don’ stir some sweet syrup in me coffee ‘n ‘o course me rum. Oh, th’ heavenly grog! But I reckon th’ possibilities fer its uses be endless.

I wan’ed to charge a pair gold doubloon fer th’ New Improved Recipe, but th’ lady Lorelai was a bit o’ a spiky sea urchin, insistin’ it be free to all ye scabby landlubbers.

Ye can even print it fer safekeepin’; mark it wit’ an X–just like scurvy pirate gold it be so prized.

Hoist th’ recipe: Pumpkin Spice Syrup

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Pumpkin Spice Syrup - Improved Recipe
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Pumpkin Spice Syrup: Add to coffee, hot chocolate, pancakes, drizzle over Bundt cakes, coffee cakes, ice cream, and more...
Type: Syrups / Sauces /Marinades
Serves: 12 servings
  • 1-1/2 cups Water
  • 1-1/4 cups Sugar (granulated)
  • 3-5 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 8-10 Whole Cloves
  • 1/3 cup Pumpkin Puree (generous serving)
  • 1/2 tsp. ground Ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  1. In a medium saucepan, add Water, Sugar, Cinnamon Sticks, and Cloves. Simmer over medium-low heat until the sugar dissolves completely, about 4 minutes.
  2. Turn the heat down to low, and whisk in Pumpkin Puree, Ginger, and Nutmeg. Simmer for 8-10 minutes, Stirring occasionally. DO NOT allow mixture to boil.
  3. Remove from heat, and Strain through a fine mesh strainer lined with a double layer of cheesecloth.
  4. Stir in Vanilla Extract.
  5. Allow syrup to Cool to room-temperature before refrigerating.
  6. Shake or Stir before serving.
Store in a Mason Jar or airtight container.
Syrup will last for 1-month in the refrigerator.

*** Break Cinnamon Sticks to release more flavor. I rinse well and re-use my Cinnamon Sticks for the next batch of syrup.

Recipe is easily doubled and tripled. Makes a great gift!

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Be no’ it a beautiful site, ‘n tasty too. I like to keep me Pumpkin Spice Syrup in a Mason Jar Pump. Ye can find ’tis clever DIY project here. ‘Tis recipe won’ end up in th’ barnacle-covered chumbucket!

Do’ Pumpkin Spice Syrup shiver ye timbers?

What be ye favorite Autumn Treat?

If ye be lookin’ fer another scurvy pirate recommended recipe, give a go’ th’ Onion Seasoned Grilled Chicken.

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51 thoughts on “Pumpkin Spice Syrup – Improved Recipe, Savvy?”

  1. Wow! You’ve got that pirate talk down pat. My grand kids would love you! 🙂

    I’m crazy about all things pumpkin, so I know I will love this pumpkin spice syrup. Yummy. Pinning.

    1. Cute? Why ye scaberous git, I be predictin’ we gunna be settin’ th’ table wit’ wee lace doilies ‘n vases ‘o flowers next. Though it be true, th’ Pumpkin Spice Syrup be delish. 😉

  2. That was a fun, piratey read. I love pumpkin everything. I can only imagine all the things that I could do with pumpkin syrup. Thanks for sharing this on #yuckstopshere link up. Please come share with us again next week. Also, I love the Gilmore Girls reference on your avatar/ header

    1. Glad ye enjoyed th’ read. Th’ Pumpkin Spice Syrup be definitely a must give a go’. Yo-Ho, Lorelai be a big fan ‘o th’ Gilmore Girls, she gunna be grog-filled ye caught th’ reference.

  3. G’day GREAt idea!
    Thanks for sharing your at our #SayGdayParty
    Please stop back and say G’day to the hosts and another person at the party if you haven’t already! Next week, why not bring a friend? You can submit up to three! Cheers! Joanne What’s On The List?

  4. I love pumpkin syrup! We tired out a recipe for it a few years back and it was one of my favorite things to add to hot chocolate or have on waffles. I never did find the right container to use for storing and dispensing it – looks like you’ve found the solution for me with the pump mason jar.
    Happy to be co-hosting the #HomeMattersParty with you again this week!

  5. This is hilarious. Totally just read this whole post with the voice of the pirate from Peg and Cat in my head! Well done.
    This recipe sounds delicious- am looking forward to trying it.
    Thank you for having us as co-crusty sea dogs at the #HomeMattersParty!

  6. I love pumpkin anything and this looks so good. I cannot believe your entire post was in “pirate”. LOL. That is great. I have a hard time speankin the pirate let alone writing it. Awesome job!

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