Happily Gluten and Dairy FreeFlavored Simple SyrupsLaura Friendly

From Holiday cocktails, to steaming mugs of tea, Flavored Simple Syrups are an easy way to add a twist to your favorite liquid treat. Very simple to make (as the name implies) these are perfect to brew the week before your next Holiday extravaganza. Store in a lovely glass container and when it’s time for Cocktail Hour, enjoy. Happy mixing!

Flavored Simple Syrups
by Laura Friendly

Rose Hip Simple Syrup
by Laura Friendly

  • 1/2 cup dried rose hips
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  1. In a small saucepan, bring the rose hips and water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and allow rose hips to steep for 15 minutes.
  3. Strain liquid into a bowl, through a fine sieve. Rinse out saucepan.
  4. Return liquid to the saucepan. Add in sugar, lemon juice, and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes (dissolving all sugar).
  5. Allow syrup to cool and transfer into an airtight glass bottle. Keep refrigerated.

Jasmine Lavender Simple Syrup
by Laura Friendly

  • 1/2 cup dried jasmine flowers
  • 1 tbsp dried lavender flowers
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  1. In a small saucepan, bring the jasmine, lavender and water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and allow the jasmine & lavender to steep for 15 minutes.
  3. Strain liquid into a bowl, through a fine sieve. Rinse out saucepan.
  4. Return liquid to the saucepan. Add in sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes (dissolving all sugar).
  5. Allow syrup to cool and transfer into an airtight glass bottle. Keep refrigerated.

Hibiscus Simple Syrup
by Laura Friendly

  • 1/2 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/4 cup sugar
  1. In a small saucepan, bring the hibiscus and water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and allow hibiscus flowers to steep for 15 minutes.
  3. Strain liquid into a bowl, through a fine sieve. Rinse out saucepan.
  4. Return liquid to the saucepan. Add in sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes (dissolving all sugar).
  5. Allow syrup to cool and transfer into an airtight glass bottle. Keep refrigerated.

Other Laura Friendly Delights:
Vegan Hibiscus Ice Cream
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake 

All Images & Content are by Laura Friendly. This post is written and based on my personal experience and opinion on food. The information is not intended to replace professional medical counsel. Always seek the advice of your physician if you have a food allergy. And don’t forget to smile!

 

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