Simple Syrup - 1 cup sugar, 1cup water Or equal parts water and sugar Instructions: Combine water and sugar in a pan. Heat mixture over medium to medium high heat just until the sugar dissolves in the water. Take off heat immediately and allow to cool completely. Store in a jar or other container in the refrigerator.
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Simple Lemon Syrup: 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water 1-1/2 cups fresh lemon juice In small saucepan - combine water & sugar. Bring to a boil & then reduce heat & simmer 3-5 minutes - stirring constantly Remove from heat & allow to cool to room temperature. Add in lemon juice & stir well Transfer to sterilized bottles Refrigerate - keeps indefinitely
"How To Make Homemade Lavender and Rose Simple Syrups" ~ When I went to Provence, I brought back some Lavender Syrup. The French are big in putting these flavored syrups in water or Perrier. I finally made some today. I used fresh lavender which makes the syrup come out more clear and colorless which makes the violet food coloring give it the perfect color. I add this syrup to my iced tea! C'est Bon!