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Simple Syrup

Basic simple syrup recipe to add a splash of sweetness to drinks
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cocktail, Drink, Mocktail, Simple Syrup
Servings: 36 Servings
Calories: 16kcal
Cost: 1


  • Small Saucepan


  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar*


  • Bring water and sugar to boil over med-high heat in a small saucepan, stirring occasionally
  • Once mixture starts to boil, remove from heat and allow to cool
  • Use in drinks once cool. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 month.


*you can substitute other types of sugar including brown sugar, turbinado/demerara to add complexity and richness to your simple syrup