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Strawberry Simple Syrup

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Cocktail / Beverage
Servings: 1 1/2 cups
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, hulled
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Zest from 1/2 small lemon


  • Combine the strawberries, water, sugar, and lemon juice together in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Mash the berries with a potato masher. Turn the stove off and allow the flavors to mingle for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the mixture through a very fine strainer into a glass jar. Store sealed in the refrigerator. Enjoy.