Simple syrups are used in thousands of drink recipes and are a great way to impart some extra flavor. Using flavored simple syrup can dress up mocktails and desserts too. Because of this, we are going to teach you how to make simple syrup in three different ways.
Sugar is a funny substance, from the outside it looks like a powder, a solid. But with a little heat, it starts behaving like a liquid. That’s because sugar is hygroscopic. This means it loves water and wants to be next to it. Making it into a syrup is probably what sugar would want to do on its weekend if sugar could plan weekends.
So this handy guide is going to teach you how to make three different simple syrups. The first is your basic simple, then we will dive into a brown sugar simple syrup recipe, then round it out with strawberry simple syrup. Ready to get simple? Me too. Let’s get started.