Vanilla-Brown Sugar Syrup

This recipe is obviously not for those who are sensitive to sugar, but it might make breakfasts happier for your family members who are not on a strict diet


1 1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar
1 1/2 cups water
3 Tablespoon ghee or margarine
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon gfcf vanilla extract

Combine brown sugar, water, ghee, and sea salt in a 2-quart heavy saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved.  Boil until syrupy and reduced to about 1 1/2 cups, about 12-15 minutes.  Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and vanilla, then let cool to warm or room temperature.

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