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Simple syrup

Simple syrup is a basic sugar-and-water syrup used to make drinks at bars.

Name Variations[]

  • sugar syrup
  • simple sugar syrup
  • bar syrup


Simple syrup is made by stirring sugar into hot water in a sauce pan until the sugar is dissolved and the solution is allowed to cool. Generally, the ratio of sugar to water can range anywhere from 1:1 to 2:1.

Different sugars may be used to produce simple syrup: granulated, powdered or even corn syrup.

Simple syrup is commercially available.


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