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How to make Lime Simple Syrup, a recipe featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade

How to Make Lime Simple Syrup

Simple syrup is made extra special with the addition of lime juice and zest.

Course Drinks
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • juice & zest 1 lime


  1. Combine water and sugar in a small pan over medium heat. Whisk until sugar is dissolved.

  2. Remove from heat and pour into another heat proof container to cool.

  3. Once mixture is cooled, add lime juice and lime zest. Stir to combine. Store your lime simple syrup in airtight container in refrigerator for up to a month.