Peppermint Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon candy cane pieces, optional

In a small saucepan, bring the sugar and water to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium and stir constantly until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in the peppermint extract and candy cane pieces, if using. Cool to room temperature and store in a glass bottle in the refrigerator.

  • Yields: 2 cups
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
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