Everyone should definitely know how to make simple syrup. It's a common ingredient in many-a-recipe, and is useful in making drinks for everything from a Mint Julep to the best damn Kool-Aid you ever had.
1 cup sugar
1 cup water (boiling)
Fill a 1-pint mason jar about 1/2 full of sugar.
Add the boiling water, stirring the mixture quickly until the sugar has completely dissolved and the mixture is clear.
Let cool to room temperature. Store in the refrigerator.
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat0.0 g
Total Carbohydrate7.69 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.