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sugar syrup recipe | easy homemade simple syrup | how to make sugar syrup | sugar syrup for cakes, pastries and drinks is a basic recipe used for sweetening. Learn how to make easy homemade simple syrup.

To make sugar syrup, combine the sugar and water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Strain it using a strainer. Cool completely, store in an air-tight container and use as required.

Easy homemade simple syrup is one of the essential items you must learn to make sometime early in your culinary journey, especially if you are interested in making sweets, preserves, drinks and desserts.

The proportion of sugar and water is very important to make sugar syrup. It should be neither too sweet nor too bland. Here we have used sugar and water in the ratio of 2:1. Prefer to store in the refrigerator to avoid crystallization.

Sugar syrup is one of the most important ingredients in cake making and hence its quality speaks for the quality of the cake. If sugar syrup is used, the sponge becomes moist and tasty to eat, else it becomes dry and unappetising! Sugar syrup for cakes, pastries and drinks can be used to create fabulous desserts like black forest cake, white forest pastry and exotic fruit cake.

Tips for sugar syrup. 1. Prefer to use a deep non-stick pan, so cooking becomes easier. 2. While cooking the sugar syrup, keep stirring it occasionally so the sugar dissolves well and to prevent the mixture from burning. However, do not stir too much, else it may cause crystals. 3. Also keep skimming the syrup to remove all the impurities and discard it. 4. This sugar syrup can be kept at room temperature or in the fridge in an airtight container for more than 20 days.

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Sugar Syrup, How To Make Sugar Syrup for Drinks and Desserts

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 cups
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Ingredients


For Sugar Syrup
2 cups sugar
1 cup water

Method
For sugar syrup

    For sugar syrup
  1. To make sugar syrup, combine the sugar and water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Strain it using a strainer.
  3. Cool the sugar syrup completely, store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy53 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates13.2 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg
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If you like sugar syrup

    If you like sugar syrup
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What is sugar syrup made of?

    What is sugar syrup made of?
  1. Sugar syrup is made of 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water.

Tips for sugar syrup

    Tips for sugar syrup
  1. Prefer to use a deep non-stick pan, so cooking becomes easier.
  2. While cooking the sugar syrup, keep stirring it occasionally so the sugar dissolves well and to prevent the mixture from burning. However, do not stir too much, else it may cause crystals.
  3. Also keep skimming the syrup to remove all the impurities and discard it.
  4. This sugar syrup can be kept at room temperature or in the fridge in an airtight container for more than 20 days.

How to select sugar

    How to select sugar
  1. Sugar is available in many pack sizes, as small and large crystals. Choose what suits your need best. 
  2. Check the packaging date and ensure that it is free of impurities. 
  3. It should be dry and has no moisture.
  4. Its free movement and dry granules best tell about its quality and freshness.

For the sugar syrup

    For the sugar syrup
  1. For the sugar syrup recipe | easy homemade simple syrup | how to make sugar syrup | sugar syrup for cakes, pastries and drinks, add 2 cups sugar in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add 1 cup water
  3. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes. Keep stirring it occasionally so the sugar dissolves well and to prevent the mixture from burning. However, do not stir too much, else it may cause crystals. Remember that we have to cook only till sugar dissolves. There is no need to boil it. Also keep skimming the syrup to remove all the impurities and discard it. 
  4. Strain it using a strainer. This is to remove any further impurities. 
  5. Cool completely, store in an air-tight container and use sugar syrup recipe | easy homemade simple syrup | how to make sugar syrup | sugar syrup for cakes, pastries and drinks as required. It can be kept at room temperature or in the fridge in an airtight container for more than 20 days.

FAQ for sugar syrup

    FAQ for sugar syrup
  1. Q. What to do if the sugar crystallizes on cooling?
    A. There is a possibility that either the sugar has not dissolved completely or excess water has been evaporated. So add little more water re-heat it. 
  2. Q. My sugar syrup turned slightly black. What went wrong?
    A. While cooking the sugar syrup, you need to skim of the impurities that collect on top of the water. If that is not removed and discarded, the sugar syrup might turn slightly black. 
  3. Q. Which sugar is the best to use?
    A. Granulated sugar is the best. The finer the grains, the more easily it will dissolve and there will be less chances of crystallisation. 
  4. Q. Is powdered sugar ok to use?
    A. No powdered sugar cannot be used to make sugar syrup. 

Reviews

Sugar Syrup, How To Make Sugar Syrup for Drinks and Desserts
 on 08 Mar 20 02:11 AM
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I did all the recipe like it was said and when let it cooled down it became rock solid.
Tarla Dalal
09 Mar 20 12:16 PM
   Hi, Were the measurments exact ? we have made it here and we didi not face this problem...
Sugar Syrup, How To Make Sugar Syrup for Drinks and Desserts
 on 30 Mar 19 12:57 PM
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Sugar Syrup, How To Make Sugar Syrup for Drinks and Desserts
 on 10 Aug 17 04:01 PM
5

hi,Thank you for relipe my question,but this sugar syrup store only 20 days. And also a cup ratio. i want to know if 3 kg sugar how many litre water for syrup,and also i want store kala khatta syrup for at least 1 year. Thank You.
Tarla Dalal
11 Aug 17 08:43 AM
   Hi, Below preparation time in recipe (above) there is a box of show servings, you can put the no you wish the recipe to be converted into, it will help you. You can store more than 20 days if you wish to...
Sugar Syrup, How To Make Sugar Syrup for Drinks and Desserts
 on 08 Aug 17 06:44 PM
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hi, i want know about sugar syrup for sharbat kala khatta (for ice gola).please give me ratio for sugar syrup & recipe. thank you.
Tarla Dalal
10 Aug 17 02:00 PM
   Hi, Please use this below recipe for gola https://www.tarladalal.com/Kala--Khatta-Slush-41303r
Sugar Syrup, How To Make Sugar Syrup For Drinks and Desserts
 on 24 Sep 16 05:03 PM
5

Sugar syrup.. thank you for this recipe.. as it blends very well with the drinks..