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Ginger Simple Syrup

  • Yield: Makes about 1 1/4 cups
Ginger Simple Syrup

Source: Martha Stewart Living Special Issues


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 piece (about 10 inches long and 4 ounces; or use several small pieces) fresh ginger, peeled and cut into very thin rounds


  1. Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Add ginger; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat, and let steep 30 minutes. Pour syrup through a fine sieve into an airtight container; discard ginger. Refrigerate up to 1 month.

Cook's Note

Refrigerate up to 1 month.

Reviews (1)

  • jlanderson0723 9 Mar, 2014

    Good and simple recipe, but DON'T throw out the ginger. In fact, add more ginger, cook it about 15 minutes longer (stirring a few times), lay the ginger out to dry and coat it in sugar. Voila! Ginger candy!

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