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Simple Syrup

  • Yield: About 3 cups


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water


  • Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a heavy medium saucepan over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved, 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool completely.
  • Transfer to an airtight container. Refrigerate until completely chilled, at least 4 hours.