DIY Simple Syrup For Your Cocktail Recipes

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Are you using store-bought sweaters or sime syrups for your cocktail recipes? Simple syrup is an essential ingredient for many cocktail recipes. Instead of relying on store-bought simple syrup, why not make one yourself? Making this sweetener at home is super easy and you can even store it for some time. If you are a home bartender, you will definitely find this DIY Simple Syrup recipe useful. 

Homemade Simple Syrup Recipes

1. Simple Syrup Recipe

Simple Syrup Recipe
This simple syrup is made using equal parts sugar and water. Most commonly used sweetener for cocktail recipes. If you are a home bartender, you can use this simple syrup in cocktails such as Tom Collins, Espresso Martini, etc. Here’s the homemade simple syrup recipe for you to try. 

Ingredients
- Sugar - 1 cup
- Water - 1 cup

Method
- Grab a saucepan and pour a cup of water into it. Bring it to a boil.
- Add a cup of sugar to the boiling water.
- Stir it constantly until the sugar is fully dissolved. 
- Switch off the heat and let the mixture cool down. 
- Once the mixture has cooled, pour it into a glass jar and secure it with an airtight lid. 
- You can store this recipe in the refrigerator for up to one month.

2. Rich Simple Syrup Recipe

Rich Simple Syrup
This is a classic simple syrup but with an extra dose of sugar. For cocktail recipes that require a bit more sweetness than usual to balance the flavours, rich simple syrup can be used. Perfect for your home bartending cocktails like Daiquiri. To make this homemade sweetener, here’s the recipe for you:

Ingredients
Sugar - 2 cups
Water - 1 Cup

Method
- Grab a saucepan and pour a cup of water into it. Bring it to a boil.
- Add two cups of sugar to the boiling water.
- Stir it constantly until the sugar is fully dissolved. 
- Switch off the heat and let the mixture cool down. 
- Once the mixture has cooled, pour it into a glass jar and secure it with an airtight lid. 
- You can store this recipe in the refrigerator for up to one month.

3. Honey Syrup Recipe

Honey Syrup Recipe
Another sweetener that you can easily make at home. The honey syrup will add a delicious depth to your cocktail recipes. You can use this sweetener for cocktails like Bee’s Knees. To make honey syrup at home, here’s the recipe for you.

Ingredients
Honey - 1 cup
Water - 1 cup

Method
- Grab a saucepan and pour a cup of water into it. Bring it to a boil.
- Add a cup of honey to the boiling water.
- Stir it constantly until the honey is fully dissolved. 
- Switch off the heat and let the mixture cool down. 
- Once the mixture has cooled, pour it into a glass jar and secure it with an airtight lid. 
- You can store this recipe in the refrigerator for up to one month.