Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Homemade Pomegranate Simple Syrup

Making your own flavored simple syrups to use in cocktails is so easy that it will make you think twice about buying a mass produced bottle from the store. Beyond how easy it is, what I like most is that it only has three ingredients -- water, sugar and fruit.

No artificial anything! 

I like to put several teaspoons in sparkling white wine, champagne or rum.

Homemade Pomegranate Simple Syrup 
by Michelle Maskaly, The Adirondack Chick

2 cups  fresh pomegranate seeds
1 cup water
1 cup sugar

Combine all the pomegranate seeds, water and sugar in a medium pot, stir and bring to a boil. Stir, reduce heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes.

Remove from heat and pour the fruit and liquid into a strainer over a large bowl. Discard the seeds and let the syrup cool.

Store in a sealed container or pour into ice cube trays to use in various drinks.

This post was shared with the following websites: Whatever Goes Wednesday, Turning Back the Clock, Real Food Wednesday, Wonderlust and Lipstick,


  1. That's sounds good. I bet it would taste good in a smoothie too.

  2. A belated thank-you for sharing this post with WanderFood readers at Pomegranate syrup sounds delicious! I'd like to try mixing it with other fresh juices.


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