DIY Smoked Simple Syrup

DIY Smoked Simple Syrup

DIY Smoked Simple Syrup on a Traeger grill. How to make smoked simple syrup with uses for smoked simple syrup for smoked cocktails to serve at a barbecue.

Course Cocktails
Cuisine American
Keyword DIY Smoked Simple Syrup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Calories 64 kcal
Author Matt Cetta


  • 2 Cups Filtered Water
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • Fruit Wood Pellets or Chips*


  1. Preheat a smoker to 180°F**

  2. Pour water into a 9"x13" roasting pan. Add sugar and still until well combined. Place the pan directly on your smoker's grill grates. Smoke for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

  3. When finished, transfer the smoked simple syrup to a bottle or jar and store in a cool dark place or the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

*Flavors include: alder, apple, apricot, cherry, mulberry, nectarine, pear, or plumb. Pecan and maple also make a good simple syrup. 

**On a Traeger Pellet Grill, this is the "smoke setting"

Recipe adapted from Christie Vanover of Girls Can Grill

Nutrition Facts
DIY Smoked Simple Syrup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 64
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.