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Simple Syrup


This syrup can be stored in the refrigerator indefinitely.

  • Yield: Makes 1 1/3 cups

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Volume 5 Winter/Spring 1998


  • 1 cup sugar
  • Ice water for bath


  1. In a small saucepan set over medium-high heat, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring mixture to a boil, and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar completely dissolves, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and set over ice bath until room temperature. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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