STREAMING NOW: Lorraine's Fast, Fresh and Easy Food
Community Pick

Candied Ginger and Syrup

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I found this at and it looked so easy I had to try it.. I will never buy candied ginger again.. this was outstanding. And I can't wait to try the syrup in some tea.”
1 1/2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel ginger and slice into rounds about 1/8 inch thick.
  2. Mix sugar and water in a large sauce pan and bring to boil.
  3. When sugar is disolved, add ginger and boil for 45 minutes.
  4. Ginger should be sweet and tender.
  5. Drain ginger and reserve liquid.
  6. Place ginger on rack to dry for 30 minutes.
  7. Toss with sugar to coat.
  8. Let dry on wax paper.
  9. Store in airtight container.
  10. Boil reserved liquid until reduced to a syrup with consistency between maple syrup and honey. (mine was that way after the 45 minutes with the ginger in it.
  11. Sugar will crystallize so just add a little water and boil.
  12. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
  13. Syrup can be used for waffles, icecream, tea, Or whereever you use syrup.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a