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Robert Carter's Simple Syrup

This simple syrup recipe is courtesy of Robert Carter from the Peninsula Grill, in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Yield: Makes enough for one cake
Robert Carter's Simple Syrup

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, May Spring 2007


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar


  1. Place water and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool.

Reviews (3)

  • Chalgal 5 Oct, 2009

    You brush the simple syrup directly on the cake layer prior to adding the filling

  • LenaHan 24 Mar, 2009

    Where does this go in the recipe for the Ultimate Coconut Cake?

  • mammajoan 28 Jul, 2008

    this goes with the Ultimate Coconut Cake

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