Sugar syrup is a great formula to add that missing touch of sweetness in your life without making it too sugary or overpowering. Sugar syrup is used in several dishes as it adds the right amount of sweetness to every dish while making the dish look more elegant and sophisticated. The gloss that it furnishes the dish with is what makes every dish with sugar syrup so alluring and attractive.

Here is how to make perfect sugar syrup:

How To Make Sugar Syrup

Ingredients

•2 cups of sugar

•1 cup of water

Method

•Take a pan and pour 1 cup water into it and start heating it on the gas. Let it come to a boil, then, add the entire sugar and keep stirring it with a spatula. 

•After a while, the sugar will start caramelising. Once all the sugar gets dissolved in the water, you should put of the gas and store this syrup in a glass jar. Let it cool at room temperature and it is ready to use.

Now, let’s take a look at some recipes that you can prepare with sugar syrup:

Sweet Bread

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Sweetbread is fried bread that is soaked in sugar syrup. This dish serves as one of the most amazing and easy options to curb your sweet cravings.

Let’s see how it’s made:

Ingredients

•4 Loaves of bread

•Grated coconut 

•Sugar Syrup

Method

•Cut the loaves of the bread into two halves after removing the corners.

•Fry them in warm oil until these breads turn golden brown.

•Take them out over a tissue paper and pour the syrup in a heated container.

•Soak the fried breads completely in the syrup, take it out and garnish with grated coconut.

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Carrot Sooji Sheera Balls

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This is a great dish that represents modern Indian culinary at it’s best. You sugar syrup to add to the sweet of this dish and your life.

See how it’s made:

Ingredients

•2 Tablespoons ghee clarified butter

•¾ cup semolina sooji

•2 cups of sugar syrup

•1 cup milk powder

•1 teaspoon cardamom powder

•2 cups of grated carrot

Method

•Put the sugar syrup in a heating container. 

•Add ghee into a pan and melt it down, then add semolina and keep the flame of the gas low.

•Roast the semolina for about 2-3 minutes and then, add 2 cups of grated carrots to the pan.

•Sauté the mixture till the carrots become soft.

•Next, add milk powder to the pan and mix well. Moving on, put of the sugar syrup flame and start adding it to the container with the carrot mixture, in batches.

•Mix it all nicely. Keep the flame low and cover the container for 3 minutes, while the sugar syrup gets absorbed in the mixture.

•Next add cardamom powder and some nuts and mix, after which you will let this mixture sit for 2 minutes and then shape circular shapes from it.

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Pancakes

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Well, we all know that pancakes are everyone’s favourite breakfast options. So, if you are ingesting calories in your body, let it be all pancakes.

Check out a simple recipe with sugar syrup:

Ingredients

•1 egg

•1/3 cup of sugar

•½ tablespoon of vanilla essence

•2 tablespoons of butter

•½ cup milk

•1 cup all-purpose flour

Method

•Take a big mixing bowl and add an egg into it the add sugar and mix it well. 

•Add vanilla essence, and butter and then add milk.

•Finally, add all-purpose flour and then mix it all nicely.

•On the gas, place a pan with some butter, pour the pancake mix in batches and let it attain a perfect shape, then flip and cook.

•Finally, pour some butter and sugar syrup over the cooked pancakes and decorate with cherry or cashews.

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