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Recipes & Prep Lists - PRIVATE

Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup

Flavoured Simple Syrup


Basic Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water

Blueberry Lemon

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen Blueberries
  • Juice of 1 Lemon

Raspberry Lime

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen Raspberries
  • Juice of 1 Lime

Ginger Beer

  • 1/4 cup sliced or grated fresh Ginger
  • Juice of 2 - 3 Lemons (1/4 cup)
  • Sprigs of fresh Mint, optional or to garnish


  • Handful of fresh Mint


  • 1 Vanilla pod or 1 tsp. Vanilla extract or paste
  • Lime
  • Juice of 3 Limes


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, add the water and sugar and bring to a gentle boil, stirring occasionally or until the sugar has fully dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool before using.
  3. You can drizzle over your cake layers using a squeeze bottle or spoon.
  4. Store in airtight jar, can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  5. Re-boil the syrup if you see any undissolved sugar granules

To Make Flavored Simple Syrup:

  1. Add your favorite fruit, herb or spice to the basic simple syrup mixture and continue as above, reduce heat and allow to simmer or mellow for about 5 - 8 minutes (depending on the flavor your using), sieve if necessary, allow to cool and store as directed above.