This Tea Infused Simple Syrup is quick and inexpensive to make and perfect for adding to lattes and cocktails!
What is simple syrup?
Simple syrup is a liquid sweetener made by dissolving sugar in water, traditionally at a 1:1 ratio.
Dissolving the sugar in liquid makes it much easier to mix into cocktails, coffee, tea or anything else that meeds a kick of sweetness!
How do you get tea infused simple syrup?
Tea infused simple syrup is made by simply steeping a couple bags of tea in very hot water before mixing the sugar in.
It gives the simple syrup unique flavor that works great in cocktails and other drinks!
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What kind of tea should I use?
That's completely up to you!
For this recipe I used a Bourbon Vanilla Black Tea because it tastes fabulous in whiskey based cocktails.
You could also do a green tea which would pair well with lemon flavored drinks, Earl gray which could be used in a hot toddy, or even a nice cinnamon chai. The sky is the limit!
If you are looking for a great of tea I highly recommend checking out Paromi Tea. I've been so impressed with their quality and flavors!
How long will this Tea Infused Simple Syrup last?
Simple syrups made at a 1:1 ratio of sugar and water will last around one month in the fridge.
If you want to make a longer lasting syrup simply adjust the ratio to 2 parts sugar to 1 part water. But remember, this will be add more sweetness per tsp than traditional simple syrup so adjust for recipes accordingly.
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