Ginger Simple Syrup for Fresh Fruits
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 inches fresh ginger root, peeled
- 4 to 6 cups fresh fruit chunks
Bring sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan over moderate heat. Add ginger and reduce heat to simmer. Stir until sugar dissolves and ginger infuses syrup, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and take out ginger. Cool and pour over chunks of pineapple, sliced kiwi, sliced bananas, or any of your favorite fruit combinations.
Recipe courtesy Rachael Ray and her friend, Emily