Sugar Syrup

A quick sugar syrup used to sweeten cold drinks or replace agave syrup. Different concentrations of sugar and water can be used for all sorts of recipes, some of which I’ve described below.


3 cups of liquid and one cup of sugar. Use this as a cake glaze. You can use fruit juice to replace some of the water. Leave your cake in the tin after cooking, poke some holes in the top and pour the glaze over. Leave to cool before removing the cake.

2 cups of water and 1 cup of sugar for sweetening cold drinks. No more sugar crystals in the bottom of your glass!

1 cup of water to 1 cup of sugar. This is used as the basis for cold fruit drinks and cocktails. You can also use it as the first concentration of syrup to make candied fruits.


Heat the sugar and water in a saucepan until the sugar has dissolved.

Let it cool and store in the fridge.

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