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Simple Syrup

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Makes about 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 strawberries, sliced (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Bring water, sugar, and, if desired, strawberries to a boil in a saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. If necessary, pour syrup through a wire-mesh strainer into a bowl, discarding fruit; cool.