Ginger and Jalapeño Simple Syrup

YIELDS | 8 SERVINGS

PREP TIME | 5 MINS

COOK TIME | 30 steeping MINS

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Whip up a batch of this elixir and mix with almost any liqueur or non at all and top with a little seltzer and garnish with lime and Jalapeño slices.

INGREDIENTS

• 1-3/4 cups sugar
• 1-3/4 cups water 10
• 1-8-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
• 1 large jalapeños, halved and seeded

INSTRUCTIONS

1. In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients and bring to a boil over moderately high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
2. Once the sugar is dissolved, simmer for 2-3 minutes remove the pan from the heat and let steep for 30 minutes.
3. Strain the syrup, let cool and refrigerate, covered, for up to 2 weeks or freeze in ice cube trays.

NOTES

See Ginger, Jalapeño Tequila Spritzer for a refreshing and light cocktail.

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