Why we love this passion fruit syrup
- Passion fruit syrup can be used in so many different cocktails, from classic tiki drinks to modern cocktails like a mai tai, hurricane or a passion fruit martini. Try it in some lemonade or with some club soda for a fun mocktail.
- Passion fruit has a sweet tangy flavor that adds a tropical taste to cocktails. The syrup is made from real passion fruit, so retains the true flavor of passion fruit that can’t be beat.
Here’s what you’ll need to make it
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Ingredients & substitutions
- Passion fruit – I used frozen passion fruit to make passion fruit puree, but you can also use frozen passion fruit pulp. I don’t recommend using fresh passion fruit because it’s tedious to remove the seeds.
- Sugar – This is a rich simple syrup so the sugar to water ratio is 2:1.
How to make passion fruit syrup
Puree passion fruit. Using a food processor, puree passion fruit pieces until smooth. If you are starting with passion fruit puree, you will skip this step.
Make a rich simple syrup. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, bring water and sugar to a boil. Remove from heat, stirring occasionally until sugar has dissolved. Transfer rich simple syrup to a mason jar or other airtight container, leaving enough room to add equal parts passion fruit puree.
Mix in passion fruit. Add equal parts passion fruit puree to the container and stir to combine. Refrigerate for up to 1 month.
Everything you need to know passion fruit cocktail syrup
Homemade passion fruit syrup can last for up to a month in the refrigerator when properly in an airtight container.
In whole, this recipe calls for 2 cup of sugar, as well as the natural sugars that are present in the passion fruit. Per 2 tablespoon serving this passion fruit simple syrup contains approximately 13-14 grams of sugar.
Yes you will want to store your homemade syrup in the fridge. This help preserve it for as long as possible and also keeps its flavor at its best.
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Cocktails this syrup works great with
- Passion fruit pisco sour
- Hibiscus pineapple bourbon cocktail
- Passion fruit mocktail
- Eastside cocktail
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- 1 12-ounce bag frozen passion fruit, thawed
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- If needed, puree passion fruit until smooth.
- Heat sugar and water in a large saucepan over medium-high. Stir until sugar has dissolved.
- Transfer to a large mason jar and store for up to 2 weeks.
- Mix equal parts passion fruit puree and rich simple syrup. You may have some passion fruit puree remaining.
- Prep Time: 2 minutes
- Cook Time: 5 minutes
- Category: Mixers
- Method: Stovetop
- Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
- Calories: 59
- Sugar: 13.7 g
- Sodium: 3.4 mg
- Fat: 0.1 g
- Saturated Fat: 0 g
- Carbohydrates: 15 g
- Fiber: 1.1 g
- Protein: 0.2 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
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