Orange Simple Syrup

Orange Simple Syrup

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier (optional)


In a saucepan, combine sugar, water and orange peel over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking, without stirring, until mixture boils. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat, discard peel and stir in Grand Marnier. Let cool to room temperature. Syrup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.