Candied Ginger

Ingredients

3 cups fresh ginger, peeled and sliced into thin discs
2 cups sugar
2 cups water

Preparation

1
Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Place ginger in the pot and simmer for 10 minutes. Discard the water (or reserve it for a hot toddy) and rinse ginger under cool water.
2
Place two cups of water and two cups of sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil to dissolve the sugar.
3
Add ginger to the sugar water and simmer on low heat for 1-1 ½ hours. Remove from heat and strain.
4
Carefully move the ginger to a rack and sprinkle with sugar. Let them dry for 8-10 hours in a cool dry place, turning them halfway through.
5
Store in a sealed container.

 



About

Sweet and spicy candied ginger. Great for a Christmas gift or a remedy to keep colds at bay.

Other Names:

ginger candy

Yield:

1 cup

Added:

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 8:25am

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