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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

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 2157


  • 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.

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  • 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