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Honey Syrup: How to make Honey Simple Syrup

Honey Syrup: How to make Honey Simple Syrup

Honey Syrup Substitutes
Honey Syrup Substitutes

How to make Honey Simple Syrup, a healthy alternative to ordinary simple syrup and a quick way to rehydrate extremely thick or older honey while keeping it loose and liquid, making it easy to pour and incorporate into vinaigrettes, marinades, and cocktails!

Honey syrup, also known as honey simple syrup, can be used to sweeten teas, cocktails, mocktails, and homemade juices without using refined sugar. It’s a great honey-based syrup alternative that only requires two ingredients and a few minutes of your time.

Honey Syrup Substitutes

It can be used in place of simple syrup.

Honey simple syrup can also be used as a sugar alternative in vinaigrettes, coffee, marinades, sauces, pancakes, and cocktails, just as you would a sugar substitute.

What’s the best honey syrup alternative?

Maple syrup is a sweetener made from maple trees. Maple syrup has a feel comparable to honey, and it’s a great vegan alternative! In fact, we prefer maple syrup as a sweetener because it has a more neutral flavor.

Honey vs. honey syrup

Are they the same thing? No, that isn’t the same thing. Honey is a delicious material produced by honey bees, and syrup is a mixture of water and honey in roughly equal proportions.

Due to the diluted nature of honey, you may need to adjust your measures, possibly adding a little more than is specified.

I normally adjust the sweetness to taste.

Honey Syrup Recipe

If you’ve never tried a refined sugar-free syrup, now is the time to do so; I’m confident you’ll enjoy it.


  • Honey
  • Water

In this article, we will show you how to prepare the honey syrup in simple stages.

  • Prepare your ingredients by weighing them.
  • Firstly, in a saucepan, combine the water and honey and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until the honey is completely dissolved.
  • Then, remove the pan from the heat and set it aside to cool.
  • After that, use it in any recipe you like or save it for later.

Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg

What is honey syrup used for: How to use it in recipes

Use it in your recipes as you would simple syrup. It can be used in the following ways.

  • Moisten cakes
  • Make juices and cocktails sweeter
  • To make a cup of coffee sweeter
  • As a fruit salad dressing
  • For pancakes and coffee

What is the best way to store?

Allow the syrup to cool completely before transferring to a clean airtight swing top if making ahead.

Then Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks before serving.


There are a variety of ways to make this basic recipe; adding different ingredients and flavors will give it a wonderful twist.

Honey Ginger Syrup – Syrup made with honey and ginger

Honey, ginger, and water are used to make this. It’s commonly used to sweeten teas, coffee, cocktails, and as a cold-relieving elixir. It’s also a good substitute for adding ginger to my pineapple ginger juice.

Broncolin honey syrup 

Propolis extract, elderberry, eucalyptus, mullein, and peppermint oil are among the ingredients.

What is Broncolin syrup used for?

Broncolin is a supplement that can help you get rid of a scratchy throat.

Honey and natural plant extracts, such as menthol and eucalyptus oil, are the major constituents in its recipe.

It can be used as a cough syrup or mixed with a cup of hot tea. The menthol and eucalyptus oil offer a delightful honey-mint flavor.


If you enjoy a bit of lavender in your cakes and drinks, this is the recipe for you. A simple mixture of honey, water, and dried lavender flowers or buds can yield a sweetener that is properly flavored for your requirements.

 Butter Syrup

Pancakes are made with this version. A delicious mixture of honey, butter, and milk poured over hotcakes is a great way to start the day.


If you’re vegan, you can make yours with a vegan honey replacement like Pyure’s Harmless hunny or Bee free vegan honey.

What is the best way to decrystallize honey?

It’s possible that your honey has crystallized or hardened during storage. This is very normal. By following one of the techniques below, you may quickly soften the honey.

  1. Water bath method: Fill a pot halfway with water and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat and submerge the bottle of honey in the hot water, allowing it to melt.
  2. Heat method: If the honey is in a glass jar, microwave it for 30 seconds at a time until it is completely de crystallized.
Answers to your most frequently asked questions!
Are honey syrup and honey the same thing?

No, it’s not the same. Honey is a delicious material produced by honey bees, and syrup is a mixture of water and honey in roughly equal proportions.

Do you refrigerate?

Yes, it needs to be refrigerated to keep it safe for ingestion.

During Preparation, can I substitute honey for sugar?

Yes, you certainly can; in fact, we did it in this recipe.

Recipe Tips

  • Honey syrup ratio:

You can vary the ratio to suit your preferences and taste.

  • If you’re on a keto or low carb diet, you can replace the honey with a keto-friendly honey alternative like Nature’s hollow sugar-free honey substitute instead of a 1:1 mix of water and honey.
  • The color of the finished product is determined by the color of the honey. Darker honey will result in a darker finished product, and vice versa.
How can I know whether it’s genuine or original honey?

When exposed to any kind of heat or flame, pure honey should remain unburned. Dip a matchstick or cotton bud in honey and light it to complete this test.

Dip a matchstick or cotton bud in honey and light it to complete this test.

Does pure honey expire?

Original honey, when stored properly, never goes bad, it will darken and/or crystallize, but it is still safe to eat.

Honey can oxidize in metal or plastic containers, and heat can alter its flavor. Honey doesn’t spoil since there aren’t any microorganisms at work.

Where can I find genuine honey in Lagos?

You can order online through and Also from local markets, stores, and supermarkets


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