Brandy Simple Syrup Recipe

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  1. In a saucepan, combine water, sugar and lemon zest. Bring mixture to a boil and continue boiling for 5 minutes. Strain into a sealable container, removing the lemon zest. Allow to cool, then cover and store in refrigerator.
  2. When ready to use, mix in brandy. Brush onto cake layers before frosting.