It’s a good idea always to have simple syrup on hand. It will keep for weeks in the refrigerator. It is an excellent sweetener for ice tea or coffee, because you don’t have to wait for the sugar to dissolve.
Mix the sugar and water in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute.
Cool the syrup, cover, and store it indefinitely in the refrigerator.
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