Gingerbread Spiced Syrup

    Gingerbread Spiced Syrup


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    About this recipe: Honey, water, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, peppercorns and nutmeg are simmered together to create this wonderful ginger syrup. Use on cakes, ice cream, in coffee or whatever you fancy.

    Serves: 16 

    • 250ml water
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 1 (2.5cm) piece fresh root ginger, sliced
    • 1 cinnamon stick, broken into large pieces
    • 8 whole cloves
    • 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice berries
    • 1/2 teaspoon whole peppercorns
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

    Prep:2min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:32min 

    1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine water, sugar and honey. Stir in ginger, cinnamon stick, cloves, allspice, peppercorns and nutmeg; bring to the boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool for 20 minutes, then strain through a fine mesh sieve or double layer cheesecloth.

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    Loverly in coffee. Will make again. - 16 Sep 2010

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