Sugar Syrups

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Appears in
The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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A simple solution of sugar dissolved in water is very useful for a number of sweet recipes, from soaking fruit, sponges and savarins and rum babas, to making sorbets and sauces. The technique is easy but needs a little care.

It is vital that all grains of sugar are