5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 9 kcal


  • 250 g Sugar
  • 125 ml Water, hot
  • 1 pinch Baking soda


  • Melt the sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it is liquid and almost black. When the mixture is liquid, add the baking soda, then deglaze with the hot water. Caution splashes and bubbles strongly!
  • Bring to the boil for a few minutes while stirring. Transfer to a bottle. makes approx. 150 ml.
  • Attention - strong smoke development and it corrects a little.


Serving: 100gCalories: 9kcalCarbohydrates: 1.9gProtein: 0.3g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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