Pineapple with ginger and cardamom syrup

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Appears in
A Simple Table

By Michele Cranston

Published 2016

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This is a wonderfully aromatic syrup that you could pour over any combination of tropical fruit, but I think that it’s most suited to the slightly acidic nature of pineapple. Serve the chilled syrupy pineapple at the end of a long, hot day, with or without the sorbet, and you’ll be met with beaming smiles.


  • 75 g ( oz/ cup) sugar
  • 4


Put the sugar, cardamom pods, ginger, vanilla bean and lime juice in a saucepan with 80 ml ( fl oz/ cup) wat