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How to Sous Vide Infused Simple Syrups

I love making sous vide simple syrups to use in cocktails and for soda bases. I usually sous vide them at 165°F (74°C) for 1 to 4 hours, but you can use lower temperature for more delicate ingredients.

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Syrups are combinations of water and sugar that are used in a variety of drinks from cocktails to sodas. The most basic syrup is simple syrup, which is equal parts white sugar and water that is heated until the sugar dissolves. Using sous vide makes this process very simple.

Placing flavoring agents in the water when making simple syrup allows you to create strongly flavored syrups that are wonderful additions to drinks. Most traditional flavored syrups are infused during the syrup making process but with the sous vide machine you can add the flavors after the syrup has been made or during the process. This technique can be used for both simple syrups and other syrups like maple or agave syrup.

These syrups can be used as a sweetener for cocktails and drinks or for the base of sodas like root beer, ginger ale, or a sarsaparilla syrup infusion. I also go into more detail about different types in my article on non-sous vide infused simple syrups.

Mint infused simple syrup ingredients

Sous Vide Infused Simple Syrups

Most infused simple syrups follow the normal sous vide infusion process, though I usually tweak it a little bit.

Sous vide simple syrups are a breeze to make, just combine sugar, water, and the flavoring agents in a sous vide bag or Mason jar and cook for a few hours at 131°F (55°C) or higher. Or if the syrup is pre-made, just add it whole.

The end result is a flavorful infused simple syrup that is great in drinks. The higher the temperature used, the faster the sugar is dissolved so I usually use 165°F (74°C) as sugar readily dissolves at that temperature but you can use a lower temperature if you want more nuanced flavors.

Sometimes giving it a shake during the sous vide process will help the sugar dissolve more readily.

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Sous Vide Infused Simple Syrups Temperatures and Times

  • Mild, Uncooked Flavors: 130°F for 1 to 3 hours (54.4ºC)
  • Medium, Stronger Flavors: 145°F for 1 to 3 hours (62.8ºC)
  • Cooked, Strong Flavors: 160°F for 1 to 3 hours (71.1ºC)

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Sous Vide Infused Simple Syrups Recipes and Articles

How to Make Infused Simple Syrups

It is easy to discover how to make simple syrup and infused simple syrups. These mixtures work great as a sweetener for drinks, cocktails, coffee and iced tea.

Sous Vide Sarsaparilla Syrup Infusion Recipe

This infused syrup is made from sarsaparilla root with a backdrop of licorice and vanilla. This sous vide infusion recipe makes a thick, sweet syrup you can mix with club soda, use in cocktails or naturally ferment.

Mint Infused Simple Syrup Recipe

Infusing pre-homemade simple syrup with mint results in a lighter, more aromatic syrup. This mint simple syrup adds hints of mint to many drinks and is especially good in mojitos or iced tea.

Sous Vide Cinnamon Simple Syrup Infusion Recipe

Sous vide simple syrups are a breeze to make and allows me to keep it on hand for easy use! This cinnamon syrup infusion recipe has a spicy and sweet quality to it that I just love to add to drinks or carbonate it by itself.

Root Beer Syrup Infusion Recipe

This root beer infusion recipe makes a thick, sweet syrup you can mix with club soda, use in cocktails, or naturally ferment for a tasty refreshment!

Ginger Infused Simple Syrup Recipe

Making your own ginger simple syrup allows you to control the spiciness of the resulting infusion. Now you can easily add a zing of ginger flavor to cocktails or refreshing club soda.

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