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Strawberry simple syrup in an airtight jar and sitting on a wood cutting board. Strawberries are sitting all around the syrup.

Fresh Strawberry Simple Syrup

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  • Author: Pate Giltner
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Syrup
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: american


Strawberry simple syrup is the perfect way to flavor cocktails, lemonadesor any drink that would benefit from some fresh strawberry flavor!


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  1. 1 cup water
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. Scant 2 cups cut strawberries


  1. Start by slicing the strawberries. If using frozen, you can skip this step.
  2. Add the strawberries, sugar, and water to a small saucepan.
  3. Simmer but don't boil the mixture until all the sugar has dissolved and the strawberries have softened and paled.
  4. Let the mixture cool to room temperature, and then strain the strawberries.
  5. Transfer the syrup to an airtight container and chill or serve!