Simple Syrup

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes about

    2½ cups

Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Simple syrup (medium) is made with equal parts sugar and water. Light simple syrup is made the same way but with 2 parts water and 1 part sugar.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups water

Method

Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat. Cook just long enough for the sugar to melt. Remove from heat and let cool.

Store any unused simple syrup in the refrigerator.