Use this simple syrup
to sweeten tea and other beverages such as fresh lemonade.
Another delicious recipe from our Family-Favorite
Simple Syrup for
Iced Tea & More
- 2 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 cup water
- Mix sugar, corn syrup and water in a medium
saucepan and bring to a rolling boil over medium-high heat, stirring
frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 2 minutes
- Remove from heat and cool completely at
- Pour into a covered container and refrigerate.
Can be stored indefinitely in refrigerator.
Makes 32 (1 tablespoon) servings; Yields
For Minted Simple Syrup: Add 1 1/2 cups
packed fresh mint leaves with all ingredients and cook as directed.
Pour syrup through a fine sieve, pressing on solids, before placing
in container for storage.
Cooking Tip: You can rescue an overbaked
cake by spiking this simple syrup with a little Grand Marnier,
Kahlua, Tia Maria or brandy and drizzling it over the cake.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1
tablespoon): 52.0 calories; 0% calories from fat; 0.0g total
fat; 0.0mg cholesterol; 1.7mg sodium; 0.3mg potassium; 13.5g
carbohydrates; 0.0g fiber; 13.5g sugar; 13.5g net carbs; 0.0g
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