Simple Syrup

How to make flavored simple syrups to add to signature cocktails.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Beverages
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving


Simple Syrup Recipe

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water


Simple Syrup

  1. Pour sugar and water into a pot and bring to a boil. When sugar has dissolved, turn off stove and let syrup cool to room temperature before using in a cocktail.

How to add additional flavors to create signature simple syrups

  1. Add spices, herbs, vegetables, or fruit to simple syrup.  Boil until syrup begins to taste like the added ingredient(s), turn off stove and let syrup cool to room temperature.  Strain (if necessary).