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Lemon-Thyme Syrup

  • ACTIVE: 10 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS 10 MIN
  • SERVINGS: makes about 2 1/4 cups
  • BASIC-EASY
  • MAKE-AHEAD

  1. 1 1/2 cups water
  2. 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  3. 3/4 ounce lemon thyme sprigs
  4. 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Add the thyme, cover and let stand for at least 2 hours or overnight. Add the lemon juice and strain the syrup.
Serve With Drinks, dressings, sorbet.