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i made candied citrus peel truned ot good but have a about a pint of syurp left [ with 500g of sugar and water] what can i use the syrup for apart from a fruit salad.
please help.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

9 years ago


I like Kiteman's idea, but I would probably add a few drops of Maple Syrup Flavoring to it (if you LIKE maple syrup flavoring that is).

And if you do, then you can make "maple syrup flavored syrup" from it with the flavoring.

You can use it to Glaze hams;
OR placed in semi-permeable packets, it makes a great humectant for desiccation purposes, etc.

It is GREAT for fermentation purposes (whether the idea is to make drinkable alcohol like beers and wines, or to make cordials with alcohol, OR to make alcohol for fuel purposes - distilling required for tone one though).


It can add a slightly buttery tasted (corn syrup especially) if used instead of honey.

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neetcooks
neetcooks

Reply 9 years ago

hello Goodhart
thank you for your tips. the Drinkable alcohol and cordials sounds really good but how would i do this can i google a recipie.?.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 9 years ago

I think you might be able to find some recipes on line. As for making one's own alcohol, one wouldn't want to "drink it" if one distilled it and made it strong. If you mean adding it to say, Vodka, and some flavorings, one can make all kinds of drinks, if they can find the flavorings.

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neetcooks
neetcooks

Reply 9 years ago

hello Goodhart
oooh yes i like the Vodka idea. thank you.xx

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 9 years ago

At one time I know I could get all kinds of flavorings to make different types of "drinks". B&B, schnopps, etc. from a cheap vodka base. I don't know if they are still available or not.

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jen7714
jen7714

9 years ago

You can make this since you already have the syrup. Making monkey bread would be good too. Or you can even use it to make custard. My recipe for that is here. :)

So many possibilities! :)

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neetcooks
neetcooks

Reply 9 years ago

Jen 7714
oooh thank you. x.

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Tool Using Animal
Tool Using Animal

9 years ago

Mix it with equal parts Tequila and lime juice, serve over ice.

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neetcooks
neetcooks

Reply 9 years ago

hello Tool Using Animal
yes i get some good ideas now. thank u. x

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neetcooks
neetcooks

Reply 9 years ago

hello Kiteman
rock candy sounds good but im in essex and its rather chilly at the moment. so i may try this in the summer.. thank u for you tip.x.