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Simple Syrup
1 1/2 cups Easy
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Ingredients (2)

  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories129
  • Fat
  • Saturated fat
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs33.33g
  • Fiber
  • Sugar33.27g
  • Protein
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium1.91mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (6 servings) Powered by

Dale DeGroff taught us this simple syrup technique, which skips the typical heating and cooling process. Next up: Learn how to make cold-brew coffee with Chowhound’s easy recipe.

Game plan: For Demerara simple syrup, just substitute Demerara sugar for white.


  1. 1Place water and sugar in a container with a tightfitting lid. Shake vigorously for 3 minutes. Let rest for about 1 minute. Shake again for 30 seconds. Store, sealed, in the refrigerator.
  2. 2Alternatively, you can heat the water and sugar in a small saucepan, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Cool completely and store, sealed, in the refrigerator.
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