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Lemon-Thyme Simple Syrup

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.


This recipe goes with Lemon-Thyme Pimm's Cooler

Sunset JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Makes 1 cup
  • Total: 30 Minutes


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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 37
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.5g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 0.1mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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