- Serves: 1 1/2 cups
- Active Time: 5 mins
- Total Time: 15 mins
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Step 1: Measuring the Ingredients• 1 cup white sugar (granulated)
• 1 cup water
To start, measure out the sugar and water.
Step 2: Making the Syrup
Using a medium saucepan, add the sugar and then the pour the water over top. Stir the sugar and water over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat and bring to a gentle boil. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 2 or 3 minutes to make sure the sugar is fully dissolved.
Step 3: Cooling the Syrup
Once done, transfer the syrup to a measuring cup or bowl and chill completely before using.
This simple syrup can be made well in advance. Once cooled, cover and keep in the refrigerator.
- by Dawn Thomas
- August 2, 2009
With simple syrup you can make as small or as large a batch as you like, just measure out equal parts sugar and water. Once cooled store it in the refrigerator in a well sealed bottle indefinitely.