Simple Syrup
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Simple Syrup


"Simple syrup is a commonly used ingredient in many cocktails and other drink recipes. It's also easy to make!"


30 m servings 48 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 48 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 164 Ratings


I worked in a famous Italian Bakery visted by even movie stars and this was their now not so secret way of keeping their cakes fresh and moist! They made it by the gallons and added oranges cut...

I use this syrup to brush on cake layers for extra moisture. I just flavor it to taste with whatever - whiskey, vanilla, almond, liqueur - whatever! I store mine in the refrgerator since it seem...

It was easier and faster to prepare this myself than to run up to the store to buy it!! I made it in less than 4 or 5 minutes. Also, since it's equal parts of sugar and water, it's easy to remem...

I made this specifically for iced tea. My kids used to heap sugar by the wheelbarrow into their bitter iced tea. Now, with this, I can monitor how much sugar actually goes into the tea. I added ...

This is really easy! just pour out as much as you plan on using, or else you get crumbs in it and have to throw the rest away. A great way to put moisture on your cakes.

I made this...just for the heck of it and ended up using it in my iced tea. It's quick and easy to remember. I like the idea of brushing this between cake layers. Thanks for sharing.

Very easy to make. It lasts awhile in the fridge too.

Thanks for clearing up the mystery, Shaggy! Now I'll save all kinds of money on something so simple!

The secret is out!!!!! Great recipe to post! Thanks :)