Simple syrup is an invaluable staple in the kitchen. Use it to sweeten your tea, your cocktails, to candy-coat roasted almonds or pecans or brush onto cakes. It’s a breeze to make and has many everyday applications but is especially useful when you’re entertaining.


  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup filtered water


  1. Place both honey and water into a medium saucepan.
  2. Heat over medium, stirring or swirling just until the honey dissolves.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Store in an airtight container in fridge.