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Simple Syrup

  • Author: Debbie Lawrence
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x


Sugar Syrup used in Beverages and Desserts


  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water


  1. Bring the water to a boil
  2. Dissolve the sugar into the boiling water, stirring constantly.
  3. Once the sugar is dissolved completely, remove the pan from the heat. (Note: Do not allow the syrup to boil for too long or the syrup will be too thick.)
  4. Allow to cool completely and thicken, then bottle and stopper.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to use , then bring to room temp.


*Adding a tablespoon of plain vodka to the bottle and giving it a lite shake will increase the shelf life of your syrup.

  • Category: Sweets
  • Cuisine: Southern