Honey Syrup
Honey Syrup

Here’s how to make an easy syrup with honey! A naturally sweet alternative to drinks, honey syrup is a special ingredient in some classic cocktails.

honey syrup

Here’s a delicious way to make simple syrup: with honey! honey syrup is a naturally sweet way to add sweetener to cocktails. You can make unrefined drinks instead of using simple syrup made from sugar. Honey syrup is also a special ingredient in some classic cocktails! It adds depth and nuance to the flavor that a simple syrup lacks. Even better: It only takes 5 minutes to prepare. Here’s what to do and more about the classic cocktails that use it.

How to make honey syrup: some tips

Honey syrup is like plain syrup but uses honey instead of sugar. to make meYouHeat equal parts honey and water. Yes, it’s a recipe that can be said in one sentence! Here are some things to note about the process (or jump straight to the recipe):

  • Heat, but do not simmer or boil! Heat equal parts honey and water over medium-high heat until honey dissolves. Don’t simmer or boil it: all you want to do is dissolve it.
  • Store in a mason jar. Toss it in a mason jar and it’s easy to add to your cocktail repertoire.
  • Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 month. This recipe makes 16 tablespoons: enough to make many glasses! Refrigerate for a month; this will probably take longer.
  • Why isn’t it honey colored? Ours turned out quite dark as the honey we used was dark in color. Honey varies in color, so syrup can vary in color from light yellow to dark brown.
Simple honey syrup

Use it as a substitute for plain syrup

You can use this honey syrup as an alternative to plain syrup in all of our cocktail recipes! The taste of honey will not overwhelm most drinks. Honey acts as a sweetener, it doesn’t necessarily taste like honey. The flavor has more depth than a simple syrup, so you’ll taste subtle notes that add complexity to the drink.

Cocktails with honey syrup

The best way to use honey syrup (in our opinion!) is in classic cocktails that call for it! Here are some famous honey cocktails to get you started:

Gold Rush Cocktail
The Gold Rush features bourbon, lemon and honey

Buy local honey if you can find it!

Use local honey if you can find it! It has a unique taste And supports local businesses. Because local honey contains a blend of local pollen, it can also boost your immune system and reduce pollen allergy symptoms. Look for it at the local farmers market. Local honey is often sold in large grocery stores.

This honey syrup recipe is…

Vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, plant-based, naturally sweetened and free from refined sugar.

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The description

Here’s how to make an easy syrup with honey! A naturally sweet alternative to drinks, honey syrup is a special ingredient in some classic cocktails.

  • ½ cup Honey
  • ½ cup the water

  1. Add honey and water to saucepan and heat over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir until honey has dissolved (don’t let simmer!), about 1-2 minutes. Cool to room temperature before use. Store in the fridge for 1 month.
  • Category: Essential
  • Method: Cook
  • Kitchen: cocktails
  • Diet: vegetarian

Keywords: Honey syrup, plain honey syrup

More cocktails to try!

There are so many timeless classic cocktails. Here are some favorites that would work well with honey syrup:

  • Classic Mojito Here’s a classic mojito recipe, perfectly balanced with lime, rum and fresh mint!
  • Classic Daiquiri The Classic Daiquiri is made with rum, lime juice and sweetener.
  • Gin Fizz Sweet, tangy and topped with a frothy protein mousse.
  • Tom Collins Light, bubbly, tangy and just plain fun.
  • Gin Gimlet A classic lime juice and gin cocktail. Totally refreshing!
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