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A small glass of thyme simple syrup in a lace metal holder, next to fresh thyme.

Thyme Simple Syrup

  • Author: Alejandra | The Littlest Crumb
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup syrup 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This thyme simple syrup recipe is an easy and quick recipe to make an herb infused syrup that you can add to any type of drink. Make thyme flavored cocktails, lemonade with an herb twist, or stir it into your favorite hot tea!


  • 1 cup fresh thyme sprigs
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water



  • Let it simmer. Let the syrup simmer for at least 10 minutes, even if the sugar is already dissolved. This is to make sure the thyme flavor becomes strongly infused into the syrup.
  • Storage: Store the leftover syrup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to several weeks.
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Category: Simple Syrup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 48
  • Sugar: 12.5g
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.5g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: Thyme, Simple Syrup, syrup for drinks