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A stack of pancakes is covered with sticky bun pancake syrup with a pat of butter on the top.
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5 from 6 votes

Sticky Bun Syrup

This Sticky Bun Breakfast Syrup tastes exactly like warm sticky bun sauce got poured on your pancakes. It is rich, full of cinnamon and ready in minutes.  (Makes 2 cups.)
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Mirlandra


  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup corn syrup
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-2 cups pecans optional


  • Add all the ingredients to a medium sauce pan.
  • Put the pan over medium heat and stir frequently until the sugar is mostly dissolved and the syrup is not very grainy, about 3-4 minutes
  • If adding pecans, chop coarsely and add to the syrup. 
  • Pour into a serving container and serve.
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat in the microwave.


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 43mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.3mg