Concord grape syrup

Concord grape syrup ginger beer floats will make you feel like a child again! Made with easy homemade syrup and lots of vanilla ice cream, these make the perfect early Fall - Autumn treat.

Gorgeous and rich syrup that is great for drinks or pancakes.
Recipe makes about 600ml | 1 pint of syrup.


  • 660g (1 1/2 pounds | 4 cups) Concord grapes
  • 400g (2 cups) granulated sugar
  • 240ml (1 cup) water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Combine all ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  2. Lower heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until the fruit breaks down. This takes about 15 minutes. Mash fruit with a potato masher or a spatula and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  3. Using a sieve, strain mixture into a clean glass jar. Discard the fruit and let the syrup cool completely. Transfer to a bottle and store in the fridge for up to a week.