makes 2 cups simple syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Making simple syrup is easy — just boil equal parts water and sugar. But why not up the ante and infuse it as it boils with basil. Or chilies! Or lime zest! Or all 3!
Other ideas: tea simple syrups with Jasmine tea or Earl Grey taste great in cocktails!
Mint simple syrups make for a quick anytime mojito!