Homemade Bunuelos Syrup

March 1, 2021

The perfect sauce to have with your bunuelos. A delicious harmony of star anise and cinnamon.

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Taste Score: %87
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4-6 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 10 mins
Total 15 mins



  1. Begin by preparing the syrup, place a saucepan on medium heat and add one cup of water, caster sugar, star anise, cinnamon sticks and vanilla extract.
  2. Bring the syrup to a simmer, cook for 5 minutes to thicken and infuse the aromatics.
  3. Allow the syrup to cool then strain into a jug and set aside.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Bunuelos Syrup
Serves 4-6
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Sodium 55 mg2.4%
Potassium 41 mg0.9%
Protein 1.3 g2.6%
Total Fat 2.5 g3.2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Check out our Cuban bunuelos recipe.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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