This bonbon sirop recipe is packed with sweet spices and molasses. Its composition is really close to a gingerbread cake. A must try. |

Bonbon Sirop

This bonbon sirop is made with dark sugarcane syrup and a combination of sweet spices. It's one of my favorite treats from my grandmother. She used to prepare it with so much love. 

Keyword bonbon sirop, cinnamon, dessert, ginger, haitian food, molasses, nutmeg, sweets
Cook Time 45 minutes


  • 1 lb flour 3 1/3 cup
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp clove optional
  • 1 ¼ tsp of ginger
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 cup of gros sirop dark sugarcane syrup – molasses might work as a substitute
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp butter


  1. Sift the flour, baking soda and baking powder
  2. In a separate bowl mix the gros sirop, sugar, milk, spices and butter
  3. Gradually incorporate the sifted mix making sure to mix it well
  4. Transfer to a greased pan
  5. Cook for 30 to 45 minutes
  6. Cool down and serve