Step 1: Getting Started
Find a recyclable container you can use for your syrup or go buy one if you prefer.
Measure the amount of liquid your container holds, mine was just under 2cups
You'll need for this container,
2 cups of water
2 cups of sugar
2 cups of instant coffee (undiluted, straight from the jar)
Step 2: Make It Up
Turn off the heat and stir in 2cups of your (dry) instant coffee of choice and stir until mixed.
If you prefer using a multibrewed extra strong liquid coffee, you need to disolve an equal amount of sugar to liquid, bring the brewed coffee to just before the boil (small bubbles begin to appear around the edge and stir in your sugar, being sure to stir constantly so neither the sugar or coffee scorches (depending on your machine the brewed coffee may be hot enough to disolve all the sugar)
allow to cool and then pour into your container (be VERY careful at this stage, molten sugar gives a very bad burn)
Step 3: What Is It Good For?
Ok, now you have your coffee syrup, what can you use it for ?
pick me up (not recommended) dragging a little in the morning? A teaspoon of this syrup will jump start you but be warned, its barely palatable straight.
Coffee milk, put about 2 tablespoons of syrup in a glass, add milk and stir. I'm sure theere's some kind of coffee shop name for this but coffee milk doesnt twist the tongue..
Iced coffee, fill a glass with crushed ice, add a couple tablespoons of coffee syrup and fill with cold water
coffee spritzer, same as above but use tonic/sparkling water
(experiment with how much you want, it varies person to person just like making chocolate milk)
pour over icecream, I prefer it over vanilla or chocolate but its up to you
MIx a tablespoon or 2 into chili
Use your imagination