Simple Syrup (1-1/2 cups)

Cuisinart original


Simple syrup is a great ingredient to have on hand. It can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. Use in cocktails, homemade lemonade, or stir into seltzer water.


Makes 1½ cups


1              cup water

1              cup granulated sugar

Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving (based on ¼ cup)Calories 80 (0% from fat) • carb. 24g • pro. 0g • fat 0g · sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 1mg • calc. 0mg • fiber 0g


Put water and sugar into a small saucepan and place over medium-high heat. Once mixture comes to a boil, stir to make sure all sugar is dissolved and then remove from heat.

2.   Cool completely before using.