Simple syrup may be used in cocktails and desserts. You will find desserts that need a thick glossy color and all sorbet recipes call for simple syrup. Using simple syrup along with your desired flavor of flavoring or extract can replace expensive cocktail mixes. Add some soda water and you have yourself homemade soda! Learn how to make a simple syrup. It’s easy and only calls for sugar and water.
Basting simple syrup on the outside of cake layers not only softens the outside but locks in moisture.