Lime Simple Syrup

Use this lime-tinged simple syrup to make Summer Margaritas from chef Rick Bayless.

  • Yield: Makes 2 cups
Lime Simple Syrup

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, May 2010


  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice


  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, water, and lime juice. Place over medium-high heat and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool. Store in an airtight container, refrigerated, until ready to use, up to 1 week.


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