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Spiced Simple Syrup
2 3/4 cups Easy
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Ingredients (6)

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 8 allspice berries
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 whole star anise pods
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories272
  • Fat0.41g
  • Saturated fat0.08g
  • Trans fat0.0g
  • Carbs70.13g
  • Fiber1.43g
  • Sugar66.57g
  • Protein0.39g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium6.48mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (6 servings) Powered by

Infused with warm spices, this simple syrup adds wintry cheer to anything it tops. Try it on citrus fruits for a winter fruit salad or in this Spiced Cranberry Sangría by Chef Jose Garces of Amada restaurant in Philadelphia.


  1. 1Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  2. 2Remove from heat and let cool until lukewarm. Strain syrup through a fine mesh strainer into a heatproof airtight container and discard spices.
  3. 3Cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
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