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Simple Syrup

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5 from 3 votes
This easy simple syrup recipe is perfect for sweetening your favorite cocktails! Leave it plain, or use the suggestions above to infuse it with flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • herbs, etc, to infuse, optional, see suggestions above

Instructions

  • Combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat and simmer, stirring, until the sugar dissolves.
  • If desired, add herbs, etc, to infuse, turn the heat off and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain and chill.
  • The simple syrup can be made in advance and stored in the fridge.