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Simple Syrup

By Mark Bittman

Published December 6, 2023

This is perfect for instantly adding sweetness with no worry of remaining undissolved sugar granules. It comes in handy when making sorbets, granitas, and cold drinks including tea, coffee, and cocktails. Make this syrup in any quantity you need; the ratio — equal parts water and sugar — is always the same.

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Photo: Ioannis Tsotras/Getty Images
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Simple Syrup

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