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simple syrup in small glass pitcher with sugar cubes
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How to Make Simple Syrup

If you enjoy making your own delicious cocktails at home, then you must know How to Make Simple Syrup.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings




  • Add water to small sauce pan. Heat over high heat and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add sugar, swirling occasionally, just until sugar dissolves. Cool completely before using.
  • Store in airtight container in refrigerator. Will keep for about one month.


Recipe makes about 3/4 cup.  Serving size based on one tablespoon.


Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 8g