Atyr – Lebanese Simple Syrup {قطر}

This simple syrup is an essential component to almost all Arabic desserts, and has a distinct flavor due to the Rose & Blossom water.

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Yield: 2 cups syrup

  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 squeeze Lemon
  • 1/2 tsp Rose Water
  • 1/2 tsp blossom water

1. Measure sugar and water into sauce pan

2. Allow to come to a boil on high heat, leave on medium heat until all sugar is dissolved (~10 minutes)

3. Add squeeze of lemon half way through

4. At the end, remove from heat and add Rose & Blossom water

You can store the syrup in a squeeze bottle, and store it at room temperature for months; it has a very long shelf life.


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