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Passion Fruit Syrup and Saturday Mornings

As a young girl, Saturday mornings were my favorite. I was allowed to get up and watch early morning cartoons! Not only that but, I would get up with my dad who would head to the kitchen to start breakfast. I remember helping him mix the pancake batter with a hand mixer.

Saturday morning breakfasts were the best! Dad almost always made banana pancakes. Hot, fluffy, buttermilk pancakes with little chunks of smashed bananas in them. If by any chance we had been somewhere that had an interesting fruit flavored syrup, we would get to use the special syrup. Something much more exciting and interesting than plain maple syrup, in my opinion.

When it came time to create a new recipe for Da Vine Foods, the idea of a Passion Fruit Syrup brought back memories of Saturday mornings with Dad. When I added the unsweetened shredded coconut to the tangy lilikoi, it gave the syrup that extra tropical flair I was looking for.

Our Passion Fruit Syrup with Coconut is great on pancakes, French toast, waffles or crepes. Try it in your plain yogurt with some granola and berries. It is also a great dessert topping on ice cream or cheesecake. I’ve even put it in my hot breakfast cereals like oatmeal or cream of wheat. It makes them so much more fun to eat.

We call our syrup a Lilikoi Coconut Syrup and it is exactly what you need to make those Saturday morning breakfasts not only special for your family and friends, but divine.