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Simple Syrup

Course: Condiments, How to
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: easy syrup, syrup
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 (cup of simple syrup)
Author: Nami
Learn how to make simple syrup at home. An essential kitchen knowledge to have in your back pocket to sweeten your cocktails, iced tea, iced coffee, fruit juice and more. 


[ 1 : 1-2 = water : sugar ]

  • 1 cup water
  • 1-2 cups sugar


  1. Gather all the ingredients.

    How To Make Simple Syrup Ingredients
  2. Bring the water to a boil and dissolve teh sugar into the boiling water, stirring constantly. Once sugar is dissolved completely, remove from the heat. Let it cool and then store in a glass jar/bottle.
    How To Make Simple Syrup 1

Recipe Notes

The syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 month.


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