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Ginger cordial

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This delicious cordial can be served with hot water for a wonderfully warming winter drink or added to a glass of champagne to give added spice to your festive bubbly.

Key Information

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  • Serves:300
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 1 Lemon(s)
  • 150g 5⅜ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we like Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • Ginger 1.5cm, peeled and chopped
  • 2tsp 2tsp Cream of tartar
  • 50ml 1¾ fl oz Lemon juice freshly squeezed

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Slice the peel off the lemon leaving as much of the pith behind as possible. Trim off any additional white pith from peel and discard.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1 1 Lemon(s)
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Pour the sugar, 240ml water, ginger, cream of tartar and the lemon peel in a heavy based pan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar has dissolved.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 150g 5⅜ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we like Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • Ginger 1.5cm, peeled and chopped
    • 2tsp 2tsp Cream of tartar
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Add lemon juice and return to a boil. Strain mixture through muslin or a fine mesh sieve. Leave to cool and pour into a clean bottle. Keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 50ml 1¾ fl oz Lemon juice freshly squeezed