This syrup is used to add flavour to fruit salads. A spoonful can also be added to a glass of iced tea or sparkling water to make a refreshing summer drink.
|1/2 cup||water||125 mL|
|1/3 cup||sugar||65 g|
|2 tbsp||gingerroot, grated||26 g|
- Grate the ginger, then combine it with the water and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then stir until the sugar is dissolved. Simmer 10 min, with occasional stirring, then remove the pan from heat and let it stand about 15 min. Pour the syrup through a sieve into a glass container, discarding the ginger
- Chill, covered, at least 2 hours before pouring the syrup over a fruit salad.
This syrup keeps up to 2 weeks when covered and chilled.