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Sugar Syrup Recipe

1/1 (Most like Nectar for feeding larvae and drawing out honeycomb) Spring/Summer - 1 Part Sugar with 1 Part Water

4 pound bag of sugar formula:

8 cups of water per bag of sugar.

Makes approximately 3 ½ quart jars or 1 gallon.

10 pound bag of sugar formula:

20 cups of water per bag of sugar

Makes approximately 8 ¾ quart jars or 2 ½ gallons.

2/1 (Most like Honey for consumption) Fall/Winter - 2 Parts Sugar with 1 Part Water

4 pound bag of sugar formula:

4 cups of water per bag of sugar.

Makes approximately 2 quart jars or ½ gallon.

10 pound bag of sugar formula:

10 cups of water per bag of sugar.

Makes approximately 4 ½ quarts or 1 ½ gallons.

Directions: 1/1 syrup mixture - only requires “hot as can be” tap water. Add sugar and water together and stir or shake until dissolved.

2/1 syrup mixture - Heat water on med/high heat in a large stock pot “just till marbling (slow swirl)” NOT BUBBLING –boiling will cause syrup to candy.

Add sugar stirring constantly.

Turn off heat when sugar has all been added.

Stir occasionally (every 10-15 minutes) until all dissolved.

Syrup will be clear but “opaque” These formulas are “volume” mixture not weight. By weight formulas are “slightly” different.

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