Ginger Simple Syrup for Fresh Fruits

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 3 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup sugar
  • 12 cup water
  • 2 inches fresh gingerroot, peeled
  • 4 -6 cups fresh fruit, chunks


  1. Bring sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan over moderate heat.
  2. Add ginger and reduce heat to simmer.
  3. Stir until sugar dissolves and ginger infuses syrup, about 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and take out ginger.
  5. Cool and pour over chunks of pineapple, sliced kiwi, sliced bananas, or any of your favorite fruit combinations.


Most Helpful

So yummy! Made as written but used frozen berries as the fruit. Loved it on out waffles.Recipe #63071.

adopt a greyhound March 09, 2014

Thank you. Worked beautifully for this recipe: Recipe #370403

COOKGIRl May 03, 2010

I'm a ginger lover so next time I will use more ginger, chop it smaller, and let it infuse more. I also plan to try equal parts sugar/water. I poured this over pound cake and with whipped cream and fruit made a yummy trifle!

Natalia 3 September 11, 2007

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