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Ginger syrup

I’ve been big into homemade preserves lately and absolutely love the flavour of ginger.  I came across this ginger syrup recipe from Saveur magazine and was very impressed with the results. I love the peppery bite this syrup has with the added black pepper. I modified the recipe by adding more sugar and  found I had to boil the syrup down considerably to get a nice thick consistency of maple syrup. This could be used on pancakes, to moisten cakes, on ice cream or even added to sodas.

gingersyrup1

Ginger syrup
 
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Recipe type: condiment
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 6 inch piece of ginger
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 11/2 tsp whole black peppercorns
Instructions
  1. Peel and slice ginger and add to 2 qt pot
  2. Add sugar, water and peppercorns and boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until almost reduced in half (30 minutes)
  4. Chill overnight, then strain into a glass or plastic bottle
  5. Refrigerate