Eat your garden: Strawberry syrup

Posted by TPGCo in Eat Your Garden

Strawberry syrup (to use diluted as cordial or neat for a coulis or icecream topping)

1.5kg strawberries, hulled
zest & juice of 1/2 lemon
1.5L water
sugar
1 1/4 Tbs tartaric acid*

Place strawberries, lemon juice, zest & water in a large saucepan, bring to boil & simmer for 15 minutes. Strain through a colander, pour liquid through a muslin-lined sieve into a clean saucepan. For each cup of liquid, add 1 cup of sugar, bring to boil & simmer for 2 minutes. Add tartaric acid, stir to dissolve, pour into sterilised bottles &  seal immediately.

Makes: 3.5 Litres
Can be consumed immediately. Refrigerate after opening.

*found in the baking aisle of your local supermarket

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