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Roasted Grape Syrup

(Last Updated On: February 25, 2021)

If your kids loved flavored syrup but you don’t love the ingredient list, this simple 3-ingredient homemade grape syrup is perfect for you. Get your kids involved in helping to prep the grapes for roasting. Plus, this homemade syrup keeps for up to 2 weeks in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer. Perfect for topping waffles, pancakes and more.

Nutrition Tip: Frozen grapes make for an easy snack, and the resveratrol present in this fruit has been shown to reduce the risk of CVD.

Roasted Grape Syrup

Roasted Grape Syrup

If your kids loved flavored syrup but you don’t love the ingredient list, this simple 3-ingredient homemade grape syrup is perfect for you. Get your kids involved in helping to prep the grapes for roasting. Plus, this homemade syrup keeps for up to 2 weeks in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer. Perfect for topping waffles, pancakes and more.

Yield: 24
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds grapes, stems removed
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Arrange grapes single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast grapes 45-55 minutes, or until grapes begin to split. Remove from oven and transfer to blender. Remove cap from blender lid and cover with a clean kitchen towel or otherwise vent blender to let steam release. Blend until smooth, then strain through a metal strainer to remove skins.
  3. Transfer juice to bowl and add honey and lemon juice. Simmer until combined.
  4. Store in airtight container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or 3 months in freezer.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 45Total Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 0g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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