Simple Syrup

  • Yield: Makes about 3/4 cup

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2002


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water


  1. Prepare an ice-water bath. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and water; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until sugar has completely dissolved, about 10 minutes. Transfer the syrup to a bowl, and set the bowl over the ice-water bath. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until chilled. Store the syrup in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to 2 months.


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