Ginger Cordial

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    500 mls

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Modern Classics

Modern Classics

By Frances Bissell

Published 2000

  • About


  • 75 g (3 oz) fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 500 mls (18


Put all the ingredients in a saucepan set over low heat. Let the sugar dissolve, and then bring to the boil. Simmer for a few minutes, then remove from the heat and let the ginger infuse for several hours, or overnight for a stronger cordial. Strain, bottle, and refrigerate. This makes an excellent flavouring for ice creams and custards.

Do not throw the ginger away, either, but chop it