Ginger Syrup is a combination of simple syrup and ginger. In cooking, a syrup or sirup is a condiment that is a thick, viscous liquid comprising primarily of a mixture of sugar in water, containing a large number of melted sugars but displaying little inclination to deposit crystals. Its texture is similar to that of molasses. The viscosity arises from the various hydrogen bonds between the liquefied sugar, which contains many hydroxyl (OH) groups.
Syrups can be made by melting sugar in water or by lowering naturally sweet juices such as cane juice, sorghum juice, maple sap, or agave nectar. Corn syrup is made from corn starch utilizing an enzymatic process that converts it to sugars.
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- 6 oz Granulated sugar
- 6 oz Water
- 7 oz Sliced Ginger
- Place sugar and Water and Sliced Ginger into a sauce pan.6 oz Granulated sugar, 6 oz Water, 7 oz Sliced Ginger
- Use med-high heat and heat until Sugar is fully dissolved.
- Stir and allow to simmer 15-20 min.
- Fine Strain and allow to cool before use.
- Will stay good in fridge for about 2 weeks.