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2 Ingredient Candy Cane Simple Syrup Recipe

Candy Cane Simple Syrup

Yield: 1 Cup
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
This sweet peppermint simple syrup gets its flavor from candy canes. Forget spending all your money on expensive coffee syrups. It's also perfect for holiday giving!


  • 1 cup water
  • 12 standard size candy canes 5 1/2 inches


  • Unwrap candy canes and place in a pot with 1 cup water.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and continue stirring until candy is dissolved completely.
  • Let cool and store refrigerated for up to 1 week. Best if chilled overnight but can be used immediately.