Simple Sugar Syrup

"Simple Syrup is little more then a mixture of sugar and water. The sweetness and/or density is a matter of preference. Thin and medium syrup is best for cocktails, while thicker syrup is used for sundaes, fountain drinks and deserts."
 
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Ready In:
10mins
Ingredients:
2
Yields:
3 cups
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ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • Add

  • 1 cup sugar, for thin syrup (for medium syrup use 2 cups, for thick syrup use 3 cups)
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directions

  • Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan.
  • Pour in sugar. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Remove saucepan from heat and allow contents to cool.
  • Refrigerate in a sealed container until ready for use.

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Reviews

  1. Mrs.Jack
    So simple-I never knew! Thank you, Grace, for posting a much needed recipe!!!
     
  2. Sara 76
    I made this for a cocktail recipe. I had no idea what it was either, until I did a search and found your recipe! lol Thanks for posting! I took a pic, but it's not as nice as the one already shown here, so I won't post it!
     
  3. V.A.718
    We used this in our Mojitos, and it worked perfectly! The recipe I had was for a home made mix and called for simple sugar (I must admit I had no idea what simple sugar was... turns out it is a simple sugar water mix LOL) and I was delighted that I found your recipe. Thanks so much for posting your recipe, it has become a regular at our home ;)
     
  4. Marla Ball
    We made this many times at home when I was younger. Comes in hand when there is no store bought syrup in the house. Thanks for posting & bringing back fond childhood memories.
     
  5. Boomette
    This is so easy to do. I will keep this recipe very near for when I need sugar syrup. Thanks :) Made for Name that ingredient tag game
     
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