2-to-1 Simple Syrup

This simple syrup is more concentrated and slightly thicker han the most common 1-to-1 ratio simple syrup. Use it on cocktails or as a easy sweetener for anything from marinades to salad dressings.

Active Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 cup


  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan. Cook over medium-high, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Let cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

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