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Strawberry Simple Syrup

This summery flavored simple syrup is easy to make with fresh strawberries. Perfect mixed into cocktails, iced tea, poured on ice cream and more!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 2-tablespoon servings (total yield 1 1/4 cups)
Calories 108kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • Fine mesh strainer/sieve


  • 2 cups strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water


  • Combine the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer.
  • Cook stirring occasionally for 20-30 minutes or until the strawberries are completely soft.
  • Remove from heat and strain through a fine mesh sieve (strainer). Allow the syrup to cool.
  • The strawberries can be discarded or used for another purpose (on pancakes, ice cream, etc).


Store the syrup in a sealed glass container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
It can also be frozen for up to 2 months. Thaw in the refrigerator. Freeze in ice cube trays for smaller portions.
Add a squeeze of lemon juice to brighten the flavor!


Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg