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Homemade Syrups

Author: Th-8/2 In-Store Demo: Sharon from Lockwood Café and Andrea from Little Woods Herb


Rose Syrup

2 cups water

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup dried rose petals


Put sugar and water in a sauce pan and heat over medium high heat till it comes to a simmer. Continue simmer for 4 minutes stirring regularly. Then pull off heat and stir in rose petals. Let the mixture sit for 4 to 6 minutes. Then strain and let cool.



Namaste (Green Tea Syrup)

2 cups water

2 cups sugar

2 Tablespoons Namaste Tea Blend


Put sugar and water in a sauce pan and heat over medium high heat till it comes to a simmer. Continue simmer for 4 minutes stirring regularly. Then pull off heat and let cool till about the mixture is around 185F or about 2 minutes. Then stir in tea and steep in syrup for 4 minutes. Then strain and let cool.



Jalapeno Basil Syrup

1 Jalapeno

2 1/2 cups water

2 cups sugar

1T dried basil or 1 cup fresh basil pressed


In a sauce pan bring water and sugar up to a boil. Then add basil and jalapeno continue to boil till the jalapeno loses color. Then strain off and cool.



Vanilla Syrup

2 cups water

2 cups sugar

1T of vanilla extract (any extract can be used)


In a sauce pan bring water and sugar up to a boil. Add Vanilla and simmer for a minute. Let cool.

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