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Homemade Karo Syrup

How to make homemade Karo syrup.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 775 kcal


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • teaspoon salt


  • Combine ingredients in a medium saucepan.
  • Stir the ingredients and warm over medium heat. Continuously stir and bring to a boil.
  • Cover saucepan with a lid and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove lid and keep stirring until mixture becomes a softball stage.
  • Cool the mixture and carefully pour into a container.


Calories: 775kcalCarbohydrates: 200gSodium: 148mgPotassium: 66mgSugar: 200gCalcium: 2mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Karo syrup
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