How to Make Simple Syrup
Easy simple syrups are a wonderful way to bring flavor to drinks, recipes, and more. Infuse them with flavor for an added kick.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Steeping time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 32 Tablespoons
- 8 ounces white sugar or 1 cup
- 8 ounces water
Optional Infused flavors
- 1 Tbs whole spices OR
- 3 Tbs lightly chopped fresh herb OR
- 1 cup lightly chopped fruit OR
- 2 ounces citrus juice* plus zest*
Infused Simple Syrup
Combine sugar and water, stire until dissolved and hot, remove from heat, add in mix ins, cover and allow to steep for at least 30 minutes.
Strain add ins through fine mesh sieve into a storage jar. Makes 2 cups. Store in fridge up to 1 month.
*Replace 2 ounces of water with 2 ounces of squeezed juice for citrus infusions.
*Be sure to avoid the white part of the citrus to make sure your syrup isn't bitter.
Calories: 27kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 7g