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Vanilla Simple Syrup

vanilla simple syrup recipe
Image: / Tim Nusog

Vanilla simple syrup can be used to add the sweet, rich flavor of vanilla to a variety of cocktails. Even better, it's no more difficult to make than regular simple syrup.


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Add water and sugar to a small saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Stir until sugar is dissolved.

  3. Let cool, then stir in the vanilla extract.

  4. Strain into a jar or bottle and seal tightly with a lid.