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Simple Syrup & Infusions

Let your creative juices soar by playing with this staple, simple syrup, and its limitless infusions!
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Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Simple Syrup Recipe and Infusions
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 97kcal
Author: Emily Laurae


  • Saucepan
  • Spatula
  • Strainer


  • 1 cup (240 g) Water
  • 1 cup (200 g) Granulated Sugar


  • Pour your measured water and sugar into a saucepan and heat on medium
  • Cook, stirring the mixture, until your sugar has completely dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and let cool
    you are adding ingredients for infusion
  • Add desired infusion ingredients and continue heating for 30 seconds before removing from heat
  • Allow syrup to infuse for half and hour as the simple syrup cools completely
  • Strain syrup into airtight container and store in the fridge


Simple syrup will last for one month if stored in an airtight container inside the fridge. 


Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 25g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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