Make this recipe for sugar syrup to use in drinks such as our passion fruit martini, mai tai and frozen peach margaritas. Also, check out our recipes for grenadine and coffee syrup.


  • 200g caster or brown sugar


  • STEP 1

    Put the caster or brown sugar in a pan with 100ml of water and stir over a low heat until the sugar has dissolved.

  • STEP 2

    Cool completely and pour into a sterilised bottle. Keep in the fridge for up to a month. Brown sugar syrup is ideal for cocktails made with darker spirits, such as an old fashioned.

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