Soaking or Stock Syrup

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2½ cups

    • Difficulty


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By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Combining this soaking syrup with a flavoring, such as a liqueur, creates a syrup used in assembling some desserts.


  • 10 ounces ( cups) water
  • 1 pound (


Pour the water into a -quart saucepan. Add the sugar; stir to blend; then bring to a boil over medium heat.

Remove from heat and cool. Pour into a container with a lid and refrigerate up to 6 months.