May 20, 2016

How to Make Simple Syrup: A Barista’s VIDEO Guide


You may prefer your coffee pure and sugar-free, but we all know that some people want syrup and cream. And as coffee professionals, we should try to make the customer’s favourite drink as good as it can be. So if we’re going to use great coffee, why would we want to use sub-par syrup?

One of the best ways to make a stellar sweet brew is to make your very own syrups, because we all know house-made is the best. We’ve scoured the internet to find some of the best video guides to making simple syrup.

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This is the basic recipe. You’re going to need some water, some sugar and a stove. And once you’ve got those, the team at How To Cake It will show you how to do the rest…

Now that you’ve learnt the basics, you might want to experiment with some new flavours for your syrup. This video shows you how to make vanilla, raspberry, and caramel syrup – we’re almost spoilt for choice.

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So there you go: homemade, delicious simple syrup in a variety of flavours. These are sure to satisfy the sweet tooth of (just about!) any customer.

Feature photo: Van Houtte Coffee

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