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Rosemary Infused Simple Syrup

Rosemary Infused Simple Syrup | #recipe

This is not brain surgery. Or rocket science. The word simple is in the title for a reason. I have no claim to this recipe or idea but I thought it might be useful so here it is: Rosemary Infused Simple Syrup! This will take you less than 5 minutes in prep work and you can just let it sit for the rest of the time. You can use this recipe in so many things! All of the things!

A Few Other Ways to Use Simple Syrup:

  • Baked goods
  • Shortbread crust
  • Cocktails
  • Iced Tea & lemonade
  • Candied fruit peels
  • Coffee & tea

Syrups are usually used to make cocktails or other drinks more interesting but you can pretty much put it in anything to sweeten the deal.

Herbs to Use in Simple Syrup:

You can customize the basic recipe to fit your needs. Change up the herb to almost anything you can think of. Maybe mix a few? Go crazy! 

  • Basil
  • Lavender
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Rosemary
  • Mint
  • Sage
Yield: <16 oz mason jar

Rosemary Infused Simple Syrup

Rosemary Infused Simple Syrup

Replace the rosemary with almost anything your little heart desires. You can add simple syrup to cocktails, baked goods, and other drinks!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2-3 rosemary sprigs


  1. Mix sugar in water in a small pot and heat on medium-high heat until sugar dissolves.
  2. Once sugar is dissolved remove from heat and add the rosemary sprigs. 
  3. Let sit and steep the rosemary for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Transfer mixture to a sealable jar and store in the fridge.
  5. Mixture should last at least a month.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 49Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 0gSugar: 12gProtein: 0g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate. You may want to spot check this information.

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Wednesday 22nd of January 2014

its really that simple - i dont know why I never make these things.


Wednesday 22nd of January 2014

I'm the same way. It's such a nice addition to almost anything you want to make and it takes no time at all. I'm going to start making more simple syrups this year.

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