Candied Ginger
 
 
* exported from mastercook * 
 
 
recipe by : herb companion, oct/nov 1997 
serving size : 1 preparation time :0:00 
categories : ginger 
 
amount measure ingredient -- preparation method 
-------- ------------ -------------------------------- 
1/2 lb.  fresh ginger
  water
1-1/2 cup  sugar
1-1/2 cup  water
2 Tbsp  light corn syrup
 
crystallizing ginger is a lengthy process, but having these choice sweets 
on hand is reward enough. 
 
peel 1/2 pound fresh ginger and slice 1/4 inch thick. bring to a boil in 
water to cover. simmer, covered for 2+1/2 hours. drain, simmer in fresh 
water for another hour, or until tender. drain. bring to a boil 1+1/2 cups 
sugar, 1+1/2 cups water, and 2 tablespoons light corn syrup; cook for 2 
minutes. add the ginger. remove from the heat and let stand until cool, or 
overnight. again bring the syrup to a boil. simmer, stirring occasionally, 
for 1 to 3 hours, or until the ginger is translucent. if the syrup 
thickens too quickly, thin with a little hot water. remove the pan from 
the heat and set the ginger pieces on a wire rack to dry for a few hours. 
roll them in granulated sugar and store in a glass jar. jan 
 
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(ID: 11221) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Sun, Aug 17, 2003


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