- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon orange blossom water or rose water (optional)
- In a saucepan over medium heat, add the sugar and water and bring to a boil. When the mixture starts to boil add the lemon juice and let simmer on medium-low heat for 5 minutes. The mixture will thicken as it cools down.
- You can preserve syrup for later use for up to two months. Save it in a clean dry container in a cool place.
- Some recipes may call for certain flavorings such as rose water or orange blossom water. make sure to add them before the syrup starts to boil.