Simple Syrup

If you love to bake, you’ll end up using this syrup time and time again. Make extra to keep on hand!

Makes: 1½ cupsHands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 1½ cups


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water


  • Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until dissolved. Lower heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Cool and store in a jar in the refrigerator for up to a month.