How To Make Pancake Syrup

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Last Updated on October 10, 2023 by Toya

Wondering how to make pancake syrup? Find out how to make the easiest keto syrup recipe with only 3 ingredients right here!

This is a basic syrup recipe; you can add in your favorite flavors to customize this recipe I love chocolate syrup, and so if I wanted to, I could add some unsweetened cocoa powder to this recipe to make some chocolate syrup! So simple and quick!

how to make keto syrup

How to make keto syrup

Tools needed

  • Saucepan
  • Blender
  • Whisk


  • Sweetener (e.g erythritol, swerve, allulose, monk fruit, brown sugar or other sweetener of you choice)
  • Water
  • Xanthan gum


  1. To make this syrup, gather all of the ingredients needed to make the recipe.
  2. Whisk the water and sweetener into a sauce pan.
  3. Bring this mixture to a gentle simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour the liquid into the blender and gently sprinkle the xanthan gum over the top.
  5. Blend this mixture until it is very smooth. 
  6. Then wait a few minutes until the syrup has thickened up. At this point, you will add more xanthan gum to thicken your syrup if needed.
  7. Pour this simple syrup into a pitcher and serve on top of some delicious keto pancakes!

Nutrition facts

Here is the approximate nutritional breakdown for 2 tablespoons of homemade pancake syrup:
  • Calories: 5.3
  • Total fat: 0 g
  • Saturated fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Potassium: 0 mg
  • Total carbs: 1.3g
  • Dietary fibre: 0 g
  • Sugar: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0 g

How to use syrup 

You can drizzle this syrup on top of pancakes, add it to smoothies and drinks, or add it to cereals: Here are some recipes that can benefit from the use of this syrup:

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