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Strawberry Simple Syrup

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes



  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups strawberries, halved


  • Add all of the ingredients to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Let the strawberries simmer until the sugar has dissolved and the strawberries are tender approximately 20 minutes.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow it to cool completely.
  • Once cool strain the through a fine-mesh strainer making sure to squeeze any excess juice from the strawberries. Transfer the simple syrup into a bottle or jar, using a funnel if needed.
  • Use the simple syrup in your favorite cocktail or drink. Refrigerate in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks.


1. The strawberry simple syrup can be stored in an airtight bottle or jar in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
2. If you can't find fresh strawberries you can use frozen for the simple syrup.  Allow them to come to room temperature prior to cooking in the water and sugar.
3. Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.