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Bay Leaf Syrup
2 cups Easy
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Ingredients (4)

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 fresh bay leaves
  • 3 dried bay leaves
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories261
  • Fat0.07g
  • Saturated fat0.02g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs67.25g
  • Fiber0.21g
  • Sugar66.53g
  • Protein0.06g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium2.43mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (6 servings) Powered by

Inspired by old-fashioned bay rum cologne, we decided to infuse simple syrup with bay leaves, then mix it with dark rum and soda. It’s equally fantastic stirred into a Dark ‘n’ Stormy.


  1. 1Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. 2When mixture boils, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove pan from heat and let steep for 15 minutes.
  3. 3Strain bay leaf syrup through a fine-mesh sieve into a clean container. Refrigerate until cold and store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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