Preparation / Directions:
For 32 oz. of simple syrup, gradually stir 1 lb. of sugar into 24 oz. of already hot water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Remove immediately from heat and cool before bottling.
Or, for an alternative, try:
Spiced Simple Syrup
Steep one cup of dried orange peel, a few cloves, and one cinnamon stick in two quarts of water overnight. In a sauce pan, add 1 cup of sugar to the water that has been steeping with peels and spices, and bring to a boil. Remove immediately from heat, strain and cool before bottling.