Cinnamon brown sugar syrup recipe
Make this sweet syrup for Starbucks-obsessed friends—just be aware that they might never be able to go back to the chain once they taste this high quality riff. Besides acting as a delicious addition to a classic latte, or even an Espresso Martini, it’s the perfect flavor base for an iced shaken espresso.
• 1 cup light brown sugar
• 1½ cups purified water
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or one cinnamon stick
1. Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and heat over medium, whisking regularly, until the mixture bubbles and the sugar has completely dissolved.
2. Reduce heat to low and allow syrup to simmer for around two minutes.
3. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely before pouring into your clean glass vessels. The mixture will keep for around 1 to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
Fresh mint syrup recipe
This simple-but-flavorful mint syrup can really do it all, making it the perfect gift for even the pickiest friends. It adds a punch of minty perfection to cups of hot cocoa, gin cocktails, herbal tea, and so much more.
• 1 cup white sugar
• 2 cups purified water
• 1 handful fresh mint leaves (about ½ a cup)
1. Add sugar and water to a small saucepan over medium heat, whisking regularly, until the mixture bubbles and the sugar has completely dissolved.
2. Add mint leaves and stir, reducing heat to low and allowing the syrup to simmer for around 10 minutes.
3. Remove from heat and let stand for another ten minutes, and then strain out the mint leaves. 4. Allow to cool completely before pouring evenly into clean glass vessels. The mixture will keep for at least 2 weeks in the refrigerator.