Cranberry Ginger Simple Syrup

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Ingredients

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries

1, 2- inch piece of ginger peeled and thinly sliced

Method

In a medium saucepan stir together water, sugar, cranberries and ginger. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and let mixture simmer until sugar completely dissolves. Take care because cranberries will pop. Remove from heat, cover, and let steep for 15 minutes.

Strain ginger and cranberries from syrup mixture and let cool completely.

 

Recipes

Now that you have your cranberry ginger simple syrup, what to do with it? Try adding it to sparkling water, Healthy Hooch kombucha, or use it in homemade cocktails. You can even give it as a gift!

Here are a few ideas we found to get you started.

Candied Cranberry Rye Whiskey Smash Cocktail by Feast in Thyme
Cranberry Moscow Mule by Boulder Locavore
Cranberry Ginger Bellini by Platings + Pairings