Lemon and thyme-infused simple syrup is a versatile and flavorful syrup that can be used in a variety of cocktails, as well as to sweeten teas and other drinks. Here's how to make it:
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1 lemon, sliced
8-10 sprigs of fresh thyme
In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar and water and heat over medium heat. Stir until the sugar has completely dissolved.
Once the sugar has dissolved, add the sliced lemon and thyme to the pot.
Turn the heat down to low and allow the mixture to simmer for about 10 minutes.
Remove the saucepan from heat and allow the mixture to cool to room temperature.
Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a clean glass jar or bottle.
Store the syrup in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
With this lemon and thyme-infused simple syrup, you can add a burst of Spring and Summer herb to any cocktail. If you tried this recipe, let us know what you think!