Simple Syrup Infused with Meyer Lemon for Cocktails

 This recipe is for the Lemony and the Whiskey Sour cocktails.


Simple Syrup Infused with Meyer Lemon Flavor for Cocktails


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • a few strips of Meyer Lemon zest (optional for basic simple syrup but necessary for both of the drink recipies on this post)


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat combine the ingredients, stir and cook until sugar dissolves.
  2. Remove from heat and add the zests. Allow to cool and steep.

Note: you may keep the simple syrup in the fridge in a glass container for many weeks.