Homemade Raspberry Simple Syrup

A bottle of raspberry simple syrup.

Made with 3 simple ingredients, this easy recipe for homemade raspberry simple syrup is delicious in cocktails and mocktails, as well as a great way to sweeten other cold drinks.


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup of raspberries, fresh or frozen


Combine water and sugar in a small pot over medium-high heat stir until sugar is dissolved.

Add raspberries and continue cooking until raspberries break down and begin to foam up.

Remove from heat and set aside to allow the mixture to come to room temperature.

Strain mixture through a fine mesh strainer held over a bowl. You may need to stir the mixture gently with a spatula to move it through the strainer.

Store your syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.



If you are making this syrup for my Bloody Ghost Halloween cocktail, double the amount of sugar in the recipe to create a rich raspberry simple syrup.

Keywords: raspberry syrup, fresh fruit syrup, simple syrup for drinks, raspberry syrup for cocktails, raspberry syrup for non alcoholic drinks