Honey Citrus Simple Syrup

Citrus simple syrups are easy to make, and add a bright addition to almost any drink. Enjoy!


2 Tbsps grated citrus peel
2/3 cup water
½ cup honey


Finely grate the citrus peel.  Add peel and water to a small saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer.  Simmer for 5-10 minutes, until water is reduced by half to 1/3 cup.  Add honey while warm and allow to cool.  Strain mixture through a fine-meshed sieve.  Refrigerate.

Citrus pairings ~

Mandarin orange or naval orange with and Castillo del Sol Orchard Honey
Lemon with La Aurora Meadow Honey
Lime or grapefruit with La Tovara Mangrove Honey