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Fruit-Infused Simple Syrup

  • Author: Sara Haas


Use this delicious fruit-based syrup to make fabulous homemade flavored water!


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup chopped fruit of your choice (strawberries, blueberries, peaches, watermelon, etc)


  1. Bring water and sugar to simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Add fruit and continue to simmer for about 25 minutes.
  2. Set a strainer over a jar or bowl and carefully pour mixture into strainer. Use the back of a spoon to gently push any extra juice out of fruit. Allow mixture to cool before using or storing in the refrigerator. Store, covered, up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
  3. To serve, add 1-2 teaspoons to a glass and top with 8 fluid ounces of sparkling or still water. Add fresh herbs, sliced fruit and plenty of ice and enjoy.


  • Makes 1 cup simple syrup


  • Serving Size: 24
  • Calories: 26
  • Sugar: 4
  • Sodium: 1
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 7
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0

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