Saffron Simple Syrup – Moonflowers Co

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Saffron Simple Syrup

  • 1 pinch of saffron (15 threads) 
  • 1 cup water 
  • 1 cup sugar 

  • Start by making the saffron simple syrup, pour equal parts of water and sugar into a saucepan. 
  • Take a pinch of saffron, add it to a few tablespoons of water and let it steep for 30 minutes (preferably longer). Strain the threads and add liquid to the saucepan. You could also grind the saffron in a mortar and pestle with a pinch of sugar.
  • Bring to a boil in a saucepan on low to medium heat, once it's boiling you turn off the stove and let it chill. 


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