How to Make Spiced Ginger and Pear Syrup
Are you looking for a unique and flavorful syrup to add to your drinks? Look no further than spiced ginger and pear syrup! This syrup is not only delicious but also easy to make with only four ingredients.
In this blog post, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to make this homemade syrup and also give you some ideas on how to enjoy it in your cocktails.
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Step 1: Gather your ingredients
To make spiced ginger and pear syrup, you will need 1 cup of water, 1 cup of sugar, 1/4 cup of peeled and chopped ginger and 1 peeled and chopped pear. Make sure to use fresh ginger and pear for the best taste.
Step 2: Combine ingredients
In a medium-sized saucepan, combine your 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar. Stir it until the sugar is fully dissolved and add your 1/4 cup of chopped ginger and 1 chopped pear. Let it simmer on low heat for 20 minutes until the pear is softened and the mixture is fragrant.
Step 3: Strain the mixture
Take a sieve and strain the mixture to remove the ginger pieces and pear chunks from the liquid. You can use a wooden spoon to press down on the mixture to extract all the syrup.
Step 4: Store syrup
Pour the syrup into an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator for up to a month. Make sure the syrup has cooled down before storing it in the fridge.
Step 5: Enjoy spiced ginger and pear syrup
Use this syrup to make mocktails or add to a gin and tonic or margarita. You can also use it to add a sweet and spicy flavor to your hot or cold tea. The possibilities are endless.
Spiced Ginger and Pear Syrup Recipe
Spiced Ginger and Pear Syrup
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup ginger peeled and chopped
- 1 pear peeled and chopped
- Peel and prep the pears and ginger.
- Add 1 cup of water, your pear, ginger, sugar and cinnamon sticks in a pot.
- Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
- Strain and store the syrup once it’s cooled down.
In conclusion, making spiced ginger and pear syrup is not as daunting as it may seem. Follow these simple five steps, and you’ll be a pro at making this sweet and spicy syrup. Experiment with the syrup to find a perfect balance that caters to your taste, and enjoy it in your favorite drinks.
Making your syrup is not only cost-effective but also a satisfying and personalized addition to your cocktails. So, get your apron out and start making your syrup today!
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