simple syrup

noun
a thick, sweet liquid, usually prepared from sugar and water and used chiefly as a base for soda fountain flavors.
Also called bar syrup, gomme syrup.
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As an alternative sweetener for the meringues, we're going to try seeping stevia leaves in water to make a simple syrup.
Waiting for simple syrup to cool always took so long.
Poach the slices in a simple syrup until translucent.
Although sugar is high in simple syrup as you have pointed out, there is no ban on serving syrup.
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