Simple Syrup - No more annoying sugar crystals in the bottom of your glass!
What is Simple Syrup? It is just sugar and water boiled together. It is the secret ingredient to the best cold homemade beverages, cocktails, and other drink recipes. It is easier to swirl in a prepared liquid than it is to add sugar directly, because the granules don't need to dissolve.
With the recipes below, you can make as small or as large a batch as you wish and store it in the refrigerator in a well sealed bottle. It takes less than 5 minutes to make Simple Syrup. So, never purchase it from a store again!
You will find many uses for simple syrup in your cooking, as it can also be used in sorbets, candying fruits, moistening sponge cakes, etc. As simple syrup is a solution of equal parts (by weight) sugar and water, it is very easy to make. They don't call it "simple" for nothing!