Lime Simple Syrup

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2005

    

In the test kitchen, we keep sugar syrup in the refrigerator at all times during the summer. This recipe makes enough syrup for two pitchers of iced tea and can be doubled if you go through a lot of iced tea in your household.

SERVESMakes about 1 cup

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Simple syrup is the best way to sweeten cold beverages from lemonade to iced tea. Unlike granulated sugar, which won’t dissolve readily in beverages, liquid simple syrup doesn’t make cold beverages gritty. Simple syrup is equal parts water ...

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