Make your own ginger ale, ginger tea and delicious ginger flavored foods and desserts once you make ginger syrup. This versatile tasty syrup tastes very good when you drizzle over ice cream, fresh fruit or pancakes. The best thing about making ginger syrup is that if you can boil water, you can make this condiment in no time.
Make a simple syrup: Mix 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a saucepan. Bring it to a boil. Simmer gently until the sugar dissolves. Stir occasionally.
Add 1/2 cup of thinly sliced fresh ginger. Simmer for 15 minutes.
Pour into a container through sieve.
Allow the ginger syrup to cool slightly, then strain in it into a storage container with a lid that closes securely.Refrigerate until ready to use.