Brandy Simple Syrup


Simple Syrup is brushed on cakes for added moisture and flavor. This one can be flavored with brandy or rum.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
2 to 2 cups syrup cakes


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest

  • ¼ cup brandy


  1. In a saucepan, combine water, sugar and lemon zest. Bring mixture to a boil and continue boiling for 5 minutes. Strain into a sealable container, removing the lemon zest. Allow to cool, then cover and store in refrigerator.

  2. When ready to use, mix in brandy. Brush onto cake layers before frosting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

40 Calories
8g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 40
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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