Honey Cranberry Rosemary Simple Syrup
Honey Cranberry Rosemary Simple Syrup

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You can buy flavored simple syrups at the store, but they’re so easy to make that there’s really no reason not to cook up a batch at home. The best part? You can toss that bag of processed sugar and use a simple syrup like this Honey Cranberry Rosemary syrup to sweeten your coffee, tea, and even your adult beverages.

All you need to do is boil down raw honey, fresh cranberries, ginger root, and fresh rosemary with water and you’ve got a unique, flavorful, homemade sweetener. Try it in a Holiday Cranberry Fizz at your next party!


Honey Cranberry Rosemary Simple Syrup
5 from 1 vote

Honey Cranberry Rosemary Simple Syrup

Make this Honey Cranberry Rosemary Simple Syrup and you'll have a homemade sweetener for your next cup of tea or cocktail.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword honey cranberry rosemary simple syrup
Prep Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 16 servings, 1 Tbsp. eac
Calories 31 kcal
Author Lili Ladaga


  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup raw honey
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cranberries
  • 1 (4-inch) piece fresh ginger coarsely chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary


  1. Bring water, honey, cranberries, and ginger to a boil in small saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  2. Add rosemary; cover. Allow to steep for 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Strain to remove cranberries, ginger and rosemary.
  4. Chill for at least 2 hours before using.

Recipe Notes

Honey Cranberry Rosemary Simple Syrup keeps in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Honey Cranberry Rosemary Simple Syrup
Amount Per Serving (1 Tbsp.)
Calories 31
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Sugars 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.