Simple Syrup
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
DIRECTIONS
  1. Makes 2 1/2 cups of delicious, sweet and versatile dessert starting - Simple Sugar Syrup!
  2. 2 cups sugar
  3. 2 cups water
  4. Place together in a saucepan and bring to a boil on medium heat.
  5. Reduce from boil to medium heat and simmer gently for about five minutes - until the sugar dissolves completely.
  6. Cool to room temperature and store.
  7. This is a great base for desserts and candies...
  8. If you want to infuse your syrup with more flavor, add in your favorite herbs or other flavorings -before the boil. Just remember that when you add ingredients, you will need to "clean out" your syrup by pouring it through several layers of cheesecloth to remove the herbs and other agents and leave only the flavors! Clean your syrup after the sugar has melted but before the syrup has cooled to room temp!
  9. Some ideas:
  10. lavender simple syrup
  11. basil simple syrup
  12. mint simple syrup
  13. lime simple syrup
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Makes 2 1/2 cups of delicious, sweet and versatile dessert starting - Simple Sugar Syrup! This is a great base for desserts and candies... If you want to infuse your syrup with more flavor, add in your favorite herbs or other flavorings -before the boil. Just remember that when you add ingredients, you will need to "clean out" your syrup by pouring it through several layers of cheesecloth to remove the herbs and other agents and leave only the flavors! Clean your syrup after the sugar has melted but before the syrup has cooled to room temp! Some ideas: lavender simple syrup basil simple syrup mint simple syrup lime simple syrup