This syrup is used to coat each layer of your cake before applying icing or filling


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon flavored liqueur (ie, Amaretto, Raspberry, etc)


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Stop stirring, and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, and add liqueur.
  4. Cool to room temperature. Will keep, refrigerated in an airtight container, for up to 1 month.


Bootycat Says... 12 Oct 2012 , 11:59am

How much sugar do you use?

Jackie Says... 31 Jul 2013 , 3:52pm

Equal parts sugar and water

superstar Says... 6 Aug 2013 , 7:06pm

Thanks Jackie!

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