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simple syrup in small glass pitcher with sugar cubes

How to Make Simple Syrup

If you enjoy making your own delicious cocktails at home, then you must know How to Make Simple Syrup.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 12 servings
Calories 32


  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup granulated sugar


  • 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 ¾ cup.  Serving size based on one tablespoon.


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