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Simple Syrup

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 35 mins
Yield

Makes 1 1/2 cups

This versatile syrup is the best way to sweeten tea because the sugar is already dissolved.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

How to Make It

  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Boil 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.