4 parts distilled water
1 part unprocessed sugar;
Reading up on sugar to see what kind of sugar would be most appropriate to use we find out that all the various kinds have had some kind of treatment or added ingredient. We'll just use what we have and see where it gets us...
Dissolve, filter, apply.
We'll try a first experiment with this recipe using pre-dissolved gum arabic, which is what we happen to have.