Lemon-Thyme Simple Syrup

Photo: Rachel Weill; Food Styling: Karen Shinto
Use this sweetly herbaceous cocktail syrup in our Lemon-Thyme Pimm's Cooler (it blends well with the pleasantly bitter flavors of the drink). If you'd prefer a mocktail, try the syrup with club soda.

 

Yield:

Makes 1 cup

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 37
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.0 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 9.5 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 0.1 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar
4 (4-in.) thyme sprigs
4 slices lemon

Preparation

Stir together sugar, 3/4 cup water, the thyme, and lemon in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. When the first bubbles appear, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer gently 5 minutes. Let cool, then strain. Keeps up to 1 week, chilled.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tbsp.

Note:

Julia Lee,

June 2012