Simple Syrup

Posted on August 1, 2010 by prairiemoonquilts in Recipes

This syrup works great to sweeten all your favorite summer drinks. And you can put it in your iced tea without having to stir forever or have it be all grainy!

1 cup water

1 cup sugar

Bring these two ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan, and cook for 3 minutes. Store it in a glass container in the fridge.

Then . . . use it to make . . .

Iced tea:

Put 2-4 tbsps. of the syrup into your glass of unsweetened brewed tea (or to suit your taste).

Lemon or Lime Tinkle:

Combine 3-4 tbsps. of the syrup with 1 1/2 tbsps. lemon or lime juice and 1 cup carbonated water. Or you can use plain water and make regular lemonade!

Be sure to use lots of ice and stay cool!

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