Simple Syrup

Makes about 12 ounces



This bar staple is one of the most universal mixers, essential to many well-balanced cocktails. Stash a jar of the syrup in your refrigerator; it keeps for up to 1 month.

In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil over moderately high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar, about 3 minutes. Let cool, then transfer the syrup to a jar, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.


Rich Simple Syrup

Makes about 8 ounces

Using demerara sugar gives this concentrated syrup a great molasses flavor. The syrup keepsfor up to 1 month in thefridge.

In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup demerara sugar and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil over moderately high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar, about 3 minutes. Let cool, transfer to a jar, cover and refrigerate.


Easiest Simple Syrup

Makes about 12 ounces

This extremely easy way to make simple syrup without a stove or saucepan is an old bartender's trick. The syrup keeps for up to 1 month in the fridge.

In a bottle or jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine 1 cup superfine sugar with 1 cup hot water and shake hard. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  • from: 
    FOOD & WINE Cocktails '09:
    50 Stylish Sippers That Show Off Your Reds, Whites, and Rosés
  • by FOOD & WINE
  • Time Inc Home Entertainment 2009
  • Paperback; 223 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1603208119
  • ISBN-13: 978-1603208116
  • Reprinted by permission.

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