Ginger Simple Syrup for Fresh Fruits

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 53 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 45 min
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 3/4 cup ginger syrup
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3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

2 inches fresh ginger root, peeled

4 to 6 cups fresh fruit chunks


  1. 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.

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