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What Can I Use in Place of Simple Syrup?
When it comes to a simple syrup substitute for cocktails, there are more than a few common options right in your home.
If you’d like to use maple syrup, you can use the same amount as you would for simple syrup. If honey is your simple syrup substitute, mix one part honey and one part water then microwave for one minute. Heating the honey will help smooth it out so it doesn’t clump in your cocktail. You can do the same for agave. Bottom line, any of these ingredients are a great way to sweeten up your cocktail.