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Candy Cane Simple Syrup from ZestuousNothing says Christmas like candy canes. This simple syrup amps up the holiday favorite for adults. It’s best mixed with vodka, rum or gin.

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Candy Cane Simple Syrup

Servings: 16 ounces


  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 10 small candy canes


  • Place all ingredients into a saucepot and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. If you want more intense flavors and color, you can let the mixture cool for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid to remove the candy. Pour the cooled mixture into a bottle or pitcher.


Serving: 1g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Candy Cane Simple Syrup from ZestuousFill a cocktail shaker with ice, add 1 ounce of syrup, 2 ounces of vodka, rum or gin and 1 ounce of cream. Top and shake until the shaker is cold to the touch. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a small candy cane.

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Candy Cane Simple Syrup from ZestuousFill a kid-friendly glass with ice. Fill it two-thirds full with Sprite or 7-Up. Add an ounce or so of Candy Cane Simple Syrup. Stir with a small candy cane.

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Hi. I’m Christie, the head cook and award-winning competitive pitmaster for Team Girls Can Grill. I have won multiple grand championships and have dozens of top ten category finishes. People know me as the girl who is forever hovering over a grill, smoker or campfire with tongs in one hand and a glass of wine in the other.

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