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Crystallized Ginger - Crystallized Ginger
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William Bohannon


  • 3 oz (84 grm) fresh ginger root
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) sugar
  • boiling water
  • sugar for dusting
  • 1 drop yellow food color optional
  • Shave/slice ginger 1/16 inch thick.
  • Place in 2 cups (475 ml) of boiling water with 1/4 cup (60 ml) of sugar.
  • Boil 10 min.
  • Strain.
  • Place boiled ginger slices in fresh 2 cups (475 ml) of water with 1/4 cup (60 ml) of sugar and food color.
  • Boil 10 min.
  • Strain.
  • This may be repeated 2 more times for a mild product or proceed for regular.
  • Place boiled ginger on paper towels to dry.
  • Sprinkle heavily with sugar on both sides.
  • Allow to air dry for 24 hours to crystallize.
Same as candied citrus peel recipe.

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