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5 from 4 votes

Orange Simple Syrup

Orange Simple Syrup is an easy way to add excitement and flavor to your favorite drink recipes! Pour them in a fun glass bottle tied off with a colorful ribbon to give to your bartender friend alongside other mixology necessities! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Beverage, Condiment
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 444kcal


  • 1 cup orange juice fresh squeezed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 3-inch strips orange peel pith removed


  • Place all of the ingredients in a small saucepan, stir to combine. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  • Discard the orange peels.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 113g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 110g | Vitamin A: 248IU | Vitamin C: 63mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg