This sweet pear simple syrup is perfect for using to mix into your own cocktail creations or to naturally sweeten tea. It is made with only three ingredients in under 20 minutes and will take your drink making skills to the next level.
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What is simple syrup?
Simple syrup is a standard mixture that bartenders use to sweeten many drinks. It is made by heating water and sugar over a stove top until it dissolves and thickens into a syrup consistency. This pear simple syrup is basically simple syrup with a naturally infused pear flavor.
What do you use pear simple syrup for?
Fall is the perfect time for cocktails. Pear flavored cocktails and drinks are especially good at this time of year. This syrup is perfect for sweetening and adding flavor to your cocktail creations. Pear is a very subtle flavor. When making cocktails, it can be difficult to use ingredients that let the pear flavor shine through but also cut the bitterness of alcohol to make a tasty cocktail. Pear flavor in the form of a simple syrup does the job perfectly.
You can also use this syrup to naturally sweeten any type of tea while infusing a pear flavor. Just add in a spoonful to your tea and stir until dissolved. In summertime, mix it into cold beverages as well.
You can also drizzle this syrup over desserts for a little extra sweetness and flavor. However, drizzle it sparingly as it is very sweet.
How to make the pear simple syrup:
Start by heating the water, granulated sugar and pear chunks in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil then immediately reduce to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Simmer for about 10 minutes, making sure all of the sugar has completely dissolved. Remove the syrup from the heat and let it cool down to room temperature before using. Store in a sealed jar in the fridge for up to a week or the freezer for up to a couple of months.Print