Honey Ginger Simple Syrup

Flavored simple syrups are super easy to make and incredibly versatile. You can use it to flavor your morning coffee, tea, and even as an ingredient to sass up your adult beverage.

For this honey ginger simple syrup, all you need to do is boil down raw honey and ginger with water, strain out the ginger and voila — a flavorful, homemade natural sweetener. Try it in a Lime Ginger Fizz or this gorgeous Red Wine Ginger Berry Cocktail.

Pro Tip: Honey Ginger Simple Syrup keeps in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Honey ginger simple syrup

Honey Ginger Simple Syrup
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Honey Ginger Simple Syrup

Simple syrups are, well, simple to make and incredibly versatile. You can use this honey ginger syrup to sweeten your coffee, tea, or a fun cocktail!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword ginger simple syrup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate 2 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 16 servings, 1 Tbsp. each
Calories 30 kcal
Author Lili Ladaga


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


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

Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
Honey Ginger Simple Syrup
Amount Per Serving (1 Tbsp.)
Calories 30
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Sugars 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.