Homemade Creamy Lemon Syrup

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Homemade Creamy Lemon Syrup is light and refresh, the perfect accompaniment to blueberry pancakes!



Homemade Creamy Lemon Syrup

How many times must I profess my love for lemon?  Oh, okay. You got it already.  In case there is any doubt, check out my selection of lemon dishes here on our website or our Lemon Love Pinterest board with over 800 pins.

When I was planning for the Ladies Brunch that we hosted a few weeks back as soon as a pancake bar came to mind I was thinking about creating a lemon syrup. Something bright and refreshing that would be perfect on pancakes, cakes, desserts and of course (my criteria) scrumptious on a spoon.  Well, this perfect Homemade Creamy Lemon Syrup is all that and more.

Light and bright with a warm note from the cream and butter it comes together in merely 10 minutes and has been the topic of many conversations.  And…  I may have made 3…  or 4 batches of this syrup already.

It is fantabulous!  You are going to love it.

With love from our kitchen table to yours!  XO

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Homemade Creamy Lemon Syrup

Donna Elick
Homemade Creamy Lemon Syrup is light and refresh, the perfect accompaniment to blueberry pancakes!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Method Stovetop
Servings 1 Bottle Syrup


  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/8 cup heavy whipping cream, 6 tablespoons
  • 3/8 cup fresh lemon juce, 6 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon fine lemon zest


  • In a small saucepan over medium-low heat cook until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Pour into serving container.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 1 | Calories: 2686cal | Carbohydrates: 309g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 170g | Saturated Fat: 107g | Cholesterol: 462mg | Sodium: 47mg | Sugar: 305g | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 1mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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  1. So pretty I had to share on fb!! Love those plump blueberry pancakes, too 🙂

  2. Can't wait to try it, but is there a typo in the recipe? Does it really need *12* tablespoons of butter?

  3. Can't wait to try it, but is there a typo in the recipe? Does it really need *12* tablespoons of butter?

  4. Can't wait to try this with your pancake recipe, but is there a typo? Does the syrup really need *12* tablespoons of butter?

  5. Where do I get the recipe? Trying to click in the picture and it just opens the picture in another window. I certainly want to try this! I agree, lemon makes everything taste better!!!

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