Candied Ginger and Syrup

Recipe by CoolMonday
READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 1 1/2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel ginger and slice into rounds about 1/8 inch thick.
  • Mix sugar and water in a large sauce pan and bring to boil.
  • When sugar is disolved, add ginger and boil for 45 minutes.
  • Ginger should be sweet and tender.
  • Drain ginger and reserve liquid.
  • Place ginger on rack to dry for 30 minutes.
  • Toss with sugar to coat.
  • Let dry on wax paper.
  • Store in airtight container.
  • 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.
  • Sugar will crystallize so just add a little water and boil.
  • Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
  • Syrup can be used for waffles, icecream, tea, Or whereever you use syrup.
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