Simple Syrup and variations2014-07-06
- Yield : 1 1/2 - 2 cups
- Cook Time : 10m
Basic simple syrup recipe.
Make basic recipe and add:
*1/4 – 1/2 cup orange juice, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, and 1 tsp. cocoa powder
*1/4 – 1/2 cup lemon juice
*1/4 – 1/2 cup other juices such as coconut, pineapple, peach, apricot with 1 tsp. vanilla extract
*1 tbsp. butter and 1 tsp. extract of your choice: vanilla, maple, almond
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup water
In medium pot over medium high heat, stir water and sugar together (and other ingredients if using). Bring to a boil.
Once boiling, stir to dissolve sugar. Continue cooking until large bubbles form. Remove from heat.
Pour into heat safe jar and leave on counter until completely cooled. Cap and place in fridge until well chilled. Syrup will thicken while cooling.