Coconut Simple Syrup

Use this syrup with Cheryl and Griffith Day's Coconut Cake recipe. It may also be used as a sticky coating for sugaring fruit.

  • Yield: Makes about 1 cup

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, April 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure coconut extract

Directions

  1. Place sugar in a medium saucepan with 1 cup water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring, until sugar is completely dissolved; let boil until syrup turns golden, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in coconut extract.

  2. Remove from heat and let cool completely. Simple syrup can be kept in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to 2 weeks.

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