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Bottle of Cream Cheese syrup ready to serve.

Cream Cheese Syrup Recipe

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Cups Syrup 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Boiling
  • Cuisine: American


What better to drizzle over pumpkin pancakes or red velvet pancakes with than a syrup that tastes like cheesecake!  This easy recipe has few ingredients and is ready in 15 minutes!


Units Scale
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


  1. In a deep pot over medium high heat, melt the butter.
  2. Add the sugar and buttermilk.
  3. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minutes.
  4. In a deep bowl or 4 cup measuring cup, beat the hot syrup into the cream cheese until completely smooth.
  5. Pour back into the pot.
  6. Whisk in the vanilla and baking soda.
  7. The syrup will foam up a lot and become very fluffy.
  8. Serve!


  • Store this syrup in the fridge for up to a week.
  • This syrup will separate in the fridge.  Heat bits at a time in the microwave and stir to redistribute the syrup.
  • Reheated syrup won't be fluffy again but tastes just as amazing!

Keywords: cream cheese syrup, cream cheese sauce, cheesecake