This is a wonderful base for any drink that requires sweetness, alcoholic or non-alcoholic. Wonderful for Summer Lemonade as well as White Sangria, it comes together quickly, and the ratios are always the same.
Prep time: 2 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Yield: about 2 cups
1 1/2 c. water
1 1/2 c. sugar
- Place ingredients into sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, then stir until you can see the bottom of the pan and all cloudiness is gone, indicating that sugar has completely dissolved. Cool and store in a glass pitcher or jar.
OR, the SIMPLEST simple syrup method is as follows:
1 1/2 c. boiling water
1 1/2 c. superfine sugar
- Pour boiling water over sugar in a tempered glass container and stir for 10 seconds until dissolved. See? Quick!