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How to Make Simple Syrup for Cocktails

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Always see simple syrup as a cocktail recipe ingredient but don’t know how to make it? Here’s an easy recipe you can follow at home.

What is simple syrup, you ask? Really, it’s just sugar and water combined in a one-to-one ratio. Yet when thickened to just the right level, it become the perfect addition to cocktails and non-alcoholic libations alike. Here’s how you can make it at home.

Simple Syrup Recipe

Recipe by Megan Wilson
Makes

12

oz.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

  • Combine a 1-to-1 ratio of sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has slightly thickened. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to one month.

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