Introduction: Microwave Simple Syrup

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I wanted to make a Frappuccino the other night (no coffee because it was night) and I realized I was out of simple syrup. I usually make jessyratfink's simple syrup, but I didn't want to take the time to make it on the stove. I thought, why can't I just make it in the microwave. So I did, and it worked, and it's pretty easy.

*I use this in all of my copycat Frappuccino recipes :)

Step 1: Make It


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water


  • Mix together sugar and water. As you can see, I use a 1 to 1 ratio like jessyratfink .
  • Put it in the microwave for 3 minutes.
  • Take it out to stir it and check on it. After you stir it you might need to let it sit to tell if it is clear yet or not.
  • If it isn't done, throw it in for another minute. Repeat as needed until it is clear.
  • Let it cool, then store it in the fridge until you are ready to use it.

That's it! You're done.