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Raspberry Simple Syrup for Drinks

Raspberry simple syrup for drinks is an easy 3 ingredient recipe that will have you making flavored cocktails and coffee shop style coffee right at home. Simple and so delicious!

Raspberry simple syrup for drinks is an easy 3 ingredient recipe that will have you making flavored cocktails and coffee shop style coffee right at home. Simple and so delicious!
Raspberry Simple Syrup
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One of my very favorite flavors is raspberry.

I love me some raspberries in my morning yogurt, on top of cheesecake, and obviously in my cocktails.

Hello pretty pink drinks.

And because I enjoy raspberry cocktails and raspberry coffee drinks you can bet your bottom dollar I’ve gotten really good at making raspberry simple syrup.

It is the key to raspberry flavor.

And simple syrup really is simple!

This fruit infused simple syrup needs only 3 ingredients and a simple no chop prep and boom fruity goodness is yours!

Ingredients and Kitchen Supplies

Ingredients for raspberry simple syrup for drinks: sugar, water, raspberries
Ingredients for raspberry simple syrup for drinks: sugar, water, raspberries

You only need 3 ingredients to make this:

  • Sugar– Granulated not any other kind
  • Water
  • Raspberries– Fresh or frozen will work just fine

Kitchen supplies you need are also basic and include:

How to Make

1. Dissolve the sugar.

Dissolve the sugar and water in a small sauce pan.
Dissolve the sugar and water in a small sauce pan.

Add the sugar and water to a saucepan set on medium heat. Whisk it together until it dissolves.

2. Add the raspberries.

Raspberry simple syrup ready to be strained
When the raspberries are cooked enough they will turn into a pulpy seedy liquid

Add the raspberries to the pot with the sugar water. Bring it to a simmer and let it continue simmering until the raspberries break apart. Stir with a sturdy spoon, pressing the raspberries to help break them up.

3. Strain.

Strain the raspberry mixture.
Strain the raspberry simple syrup.

Once the raspberries all break apart, remove the the pot from the heat. Pour the mixture over a mesh strainer set over a jar or container. Gently press against the raspberry pulp remaining the strainer to get all the liquid from the the berries. Discard the berries.

Raspberry pulp to discard.
Press against the raspberry pulp to release all the liquid.

4. Refrigerate.

Put the lid on the jar or container and refrigerate it until the raspberry simple syrup is chilled. Use it in your favorite drinks and enjoy!

How to Use Raspberry Simple Syrup

Raspberry simple syrup for drinks is an easy 3 ingredient recipe that will have you making flavored cocktails and coffee shop style coffee right at home. Simple and so delicious!
Raspberry Simple Syrup

You can use raspberry simple syrup for drinks, mocktails, to flavor coffee, or even add some extra moisture or flavor to a cake by spooning it out over top of a baked, unfrosted layer of cake and letting it seep in.

In fact, using it on store bought cake mix cakes will make the resulting cake extra moist and flavorful!

FAQs

How long does raspberry simple syrup last?

It will keep in a sealed jar or air tight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

What is raspberry simple syrup made of?

Raspberries, water, and sugar! That’s it.

Do you have to refrigerate infused simple syrup?

Yes! Leaving simple syrup that you have added fruit to on the counter will drastically shorten its shelf life. Unrefrigerated raspberry simple syrup may spoil in well under a week.

Did Starbucks discontinue their raspberry syrup?

Sadly yes. In 2023, Starbucks took it off the menu. But this raspberry simple syrup means you can whip up your own flavored coffee drinks at home.

Tips and Tricks

Raspberry simple syrup for drinks is an easy 3 ingredient recipe that will have you making flavored cocktails and coffee shop style coffee right at home. Simple and so delicious!
Raspberry Simple Syrup
  • Want a little extra flavor? After you remove the unstrained syrup from the heat, stir in a teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Planning to use this to add extra moisture to a baked good? Transfer the cooled syrup into a squeeze bottle.
  • This recipe will work with hulled strawberries, blueberries, or blackberries.

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Raspberry simple syrup for drinks is an easy 3 ingredient recipe that will have you making flavored cocktails and coffee shop style coffee right at home. Simple and so delicious!

Raspberry Simple Syrup

Yield: 1.5 cups
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Raspberry simple syrup for drinks is an easy 3 ingredient recipe that will have you making flavored cocktails and coffee shop style coffee right at home. Simple and so delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of raspberries

Instructions

  1. Whisk the sugar and water together in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Keep whisking and cooking until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Add the raspberries and bring the mixture to a simmer.
  4. Let the mixture simmer, stirring with a sturdy wooden spoon to help break up the raspberries, until the raspberries are all broken apart.
  5. Remove from the heat.
  6. Strain the raspberry syrup over a mesh strainer set over a jar or container. Press the spoon against the raspberry pulp to release as much of the liquid as possible.
  7. Seal the jar or container and refrigerate.
  8. Use in your favorite drinks or baked goods. Enjoy!

Notes

Add a teaspoon of vanilla extract for extra flavor.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 140Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 1gSugar: 34gProtein: 0g

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