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