Simple Syrup (with variations)Cuisinart Original Recipe
2 cups water
2 cups granulated sugar
Put the water and sugar into the blender jar. Set timer for 10 minutes with temperature on Medium. Stir once or twice to combine. Once the sugar has dissolved and the liquid is clear, turn unit off. Cool before using.
Ginger Syrup - After the sugar is dissolved and the unit is turned off, add 1/2 cup of roughly chopped ginger (approximately two 2-inch peeled pieces). Set timer for 30 minutes and temperature on Low to infuse. Strain and chill before using.
Lavender Syrup - After the sugar is dissolved and the unit Is turned off, add 1/2 cup of dried French lavender. Stir once to incorporate. Let steep for 30 minutes. Strain and chill before using.