Johnny Iuzzini's Simple Syrup
This simple syrup recipe from pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini's "Dessert FourPlay" is used to make Chocolate-Beet Cakes with Candied Beets and Rose Petals.
- 2 cups sugar
Bring sugar and 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Let cool completely.