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Light Simple Syrup

Lighter version of traditional simple syrup for beverages.
Prep Time2 mins
Active Time3 mins
Cooling Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: beverage, light, simple syrup
Yield: 4


  • small saucepan


  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water


  • Add sugar and water to sauce pan and bring to a light boil over medium high heat. Stir until dissolved, about 2 minutes.
  • Allow to cool before adding to beverage or store in the refrigerator in a covered container.


Can be stored up to 1 month,  however I recommend using within 2 weeks.