Homemade Ginger Syrup & Ginger co*cktail Recipes (2024)

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This homemade ginger syrup is easy to make with just four simple ingredients. It’s a great ginger-flavored simple syrup to have on hand when co*cktail making! Check out the awesome co*cktails you can use this ingredient in!

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You guys are going to love these ginger co*cktail recipes and homemade ginger syrup! It’s incredibly easy to make the syrup and extremely versatile when it comes to mixing hand-crafted ginger co*cktails.

It also makes an awesome gift to give to friends and we’ve provided a printable download to use as tags or sticker labels. Now you ask, what can I do with this delicious ginger syrup?

Well, you’re in luck because we spent a boozy day in the Sugar and Charm test kitchen (ha!) and created two refreshing hand-crafted co*cktail recipes, Ginger Tonic and a Dark & Stormy, as well as a delicious homemade Ginger Ale! And it was worth every single taste test!

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How to make ginger syrup – step by step

Peel and chop the ginger. Place all of the ingredients into a medium saucepan and bring to a boil for 5 minutes, then reduce to a simmer on low heat for 1 hour.

Strain the syrup (discard the ginger) into a bowl with a spout. Add in 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice.

Using a funnel, pour the syrup into medium-sized glass jars. Tie or stick a label on it (scroll below for labels!) and enjoy it!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is ginger syrup?

This co*cktail ingredient is essentially an infused simple syrup that is made with fresh ginger. Syrups are a great way to get a hit of flavor into co*cktails without diluting them.

co*cktails with ginger syrup

Scroll up and down this page, and you will find three delicious recipes you can make with this simple ingredient.

A classic dark and stormy is probably my favorite! Ginger goes so well with a variety of spirits, rum, bourbon, vodka, gin to name a few, and it works wonderfully with anything apple, cucumber or mint-flavored.

How long does flavored simple syrup last?

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Store simple syrup in a sterilized bottle in the fridge, and it will last for around six months. This long shelf life means that it is a perfect gift for your co*cktail making friends!

Top tips for making homemade ginger syrup

  • Let the syrup simmer for at least an hour to get a strong flavor.
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.
  • Sterilize the glass jar you are using with boiling water.
  • The recipe makes 2 cups of syrup and it is easily doubled.

Be sure to check out these other delicious co*cktail recipes!

Apple Crisp co*cktail Recipe

Benedictine co*cktail

Pineapple Garden co*cktail

Pineapple Ginger Moscow Mule

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Homemade Ginger Syrup Recipe

A delicious syrup you can use in all your co*cktails!

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Course: Drinks

Cuisine: American

Prep Time: 10 minutes minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour hour

Total Time: 1 hour hour 10 minutes minutes

Servings: 2 cups (approx)

Calories: 832kcal

Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  • Peel and chop the ginger. Place all of the ingredients into a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil for 5 minutes, then reduce to a simmer on low heat for 1 hour.

  • Strain the syrup (discard the ginger) into a bowl with a spout. Add in 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice.

  • Using a funnel, pour syrup into medium sized glass jars. Tie or stick a label on it and enjoy!

Notes

Nutritional values are based on one cup of syrup.

Nutrition

Calories: 832kcal | Carbohydrates: 212g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 298mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 200g | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.5mg

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