They don’t call it simple syrup because it’s hard to make.
Simple syrup is a staple ingredient in many cocktail recipes and is essential to keep on hand if you like mixing cocktails at home.
How to Make Simple Syrup
In general, we like to use a 1 to 1 ratio when we’re making simple syrup
The simple syrup is done when the sugar is completely dissolved in the liquid. After it’s dissolved, it can be stored in a small bottle.
Storing simple syrup in a small airtight squeeze bottle makes it easy to work with. The syrup should be stored in the fridge and can last for several weeks.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- In a small saucepan, stir the sugar and water together over medium-low heat. Continue stirring until the liquid turns clear.
- Remove the simple syrup from the heat and let it cool before storing in the fridge.