Cranberry Simple Syrup -Homemade

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is the best thing. You can control the amount sugar you like a little more or less.
Note:
This is great on ice cream, over dessert , on pancakes or waffles etc...


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Serves:

makes about 1 cup of syrup

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 to 3/4 c
water
1 c
granulated sugar(sugar may be omitted if desired)
1/2 c
concentrated fruit juice or fresh fruit juice or fruit powder
12 oz
bag fresh cranberries
1
clementine,peeled, sectioned and coarsely chopped
1/2
cinnamon stick

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Bring ingredients to a boil, then turn down heat to let the mixture simmer until it is reduced to half.
Strain through a wire mesh strainer; reserve the cranberries to use as a garnish if desired.
2
Taste the syrup to check the sweetness.
To intensify the flavor, you can add a few drops of flavored extract.Cool.
3
Store the syrup in a squeeze bottle in the refrigerator for instant access.
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Cranberry Cocktail:
2 Tablespoons cranberry syrup -above
1/4 cup lime soda
1 oz. tequila
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
ice
Combine all ingredients in a shaker except soda. Shake pour into martini glass then add the soda and tread 3 of the cranberries on a toothpick and place in glass as garnish.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy