Simple Corncob Syrup Recipe

This Simple Corncob Syrup Recipe is a delicious alternative to the traditional maple syrup.


| May/June 2014



Simple Corncob Syrup on a Stack of Pancakes

Making syrup from corncobs is a lot less time-consuming that you might think. Boil only two ingredients for this Simple Corncob Syrup Recipe and breakfast is ready.

Photo by Fotolia/Joshua Resnick

Jennifer Sexton, Helenwood, Tennessee, has a Simple Corncob Syrup Recipe with some extra directions.

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Simple Corncob Syrup Recipe

6 to 8 clean corncobs, either sweet or field corn
2 cups light brown sugar

Remove kernels from corncobs, and dry. Place in large kettle or stockpot and cover with cold water. Boil until cobs are thoroughly saturated and the liquid is dark.

Remove cobs and discard. Use 1 cup liquid with 2 cups light brown sugar. Boil until mixture has thickened to your liking.





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