simple syrup

Amys Gluten Free Pantry

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

  1. 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 

  1. Pour boiling water over sugar in a tempered glass container and stir for 10 seconds until dissolved. See? Quick!

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