Gingerbread syrup

  • Makes 500ml
  • Easy

Make your own gingerbread latte with this festive syrup recipe

Gingerbread syrup

This homemade gingerbread syrup adds a festive touch to your coffee, or a warming addition to Christmas cocoa.

Candy cane lollipops from BBC Good Food

Here’s how to make gingerbread syrup for your homemade Christmas latte



  • Golden caster sugar 300g
  • Ground ginger 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon stick 1
  • Gold edible glitter (optional)

To decorate

  • Cinnamon stick 1
  • Ribbon


  • Step 1

    Put the golden caster sugar, 200ml water and ground ginger into a saucepan. Add the cinnamon stick and bring to a gentle boil. Simmer for 5 mins until the sugar has dissolved, then stir in a little edible gold glitter, if you like. Pour into a 500ml sterilised bottle.

  • Step 2

    To decorate, tie a cinnamon stick around the neck with a pretty ribbon, if you like. Will keep for up to one year.

Recipe by BBC Good Food.