Demerara Simple Syrup

For a richer sugar flavor in your simple syrup, make up a batch of Demerara Simple Syrup. Use this version whenever a recipe calls for simple syrup.

This recipe goes with Bourbon-Peach Cocktail

Yield: Makes about 1/2 cup
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 1/2 cup Demerara sugar
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Cook sugar and water in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes). Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.
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