How to make Simple Syrup at home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

As the name suggests, Simple Syrup is a plain and fairly easy recipe to make at home. Well, as a matter of fact, the syrup is a thick and sweet liquid like honey syrup, chocolate syrup, etc. This Simple Syrup Recipe (made at home as well, contains a large amount of sugar dissolved in water.

As easy as it sounds, this Simple Syrup is used for making drinks at bars. I am sure party lovers, as well as cocktail lovers, might be fully aware of it. You require merely two ingredients: sugar and water and is worth giving a try for the better flavour of cocktails.

This basic sugar and water syrup used as a sweetener in cocktails were first introduced to me by my best friend. So easy it was, that I made Simple Syrup perfectly on my first attempt. I confess, making Simple Syrup at home was worth my efforts.

You too can learn to make Simple Syrup at home by following the below mentioned easy steps. This Simple Syrup made at home would surely give you the best time. Don’t forget to add it to your cocktails. Have a great time!

Ingredients For Simple Syrup

Ingredients Amount
Sugar 1 cup
Water 1 cup

How much time would it take?

Preparation time Cooking time Total time
10 minutes 10 minutes 20 minutes

Simple Syrup Recipe

  1. Mix Sugar and Water in a medium saucepan.
  2. Keep it on heat and let it boil.
  3. Constantly stir while the sugar gets dissolved.
  4. Let it Cool and Serve.

Nutritional information of Simple Syrup Recipe

Calories 48
Total carbohydrates 12.5 g
Sugars 12 g
Calcium 1 mg

Note : The nutritional information is subject to vary.

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