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Nutmeg Syrup Recipe

Nutmeg Syrup Recipe

“I'm a music teacher and I made this for a teachers' breakfast. It was heartily received! The nutmeg adds a rich homey flavor.” Rochelle Felsburg - Fredericksburg, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon rum extract, optional


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, vanilla and extract if desired. Yield: 2-1/3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

3 tablespoons syrup (calculated without rum extract) equals 88 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.