Cranberry: Cranberry Syrup

posted by SandyOH 02-16-103 9:40 AM

Cranberry Syrup

Pancakes, waffles, and even ice cream get a flavor boost with a generous pour of this sweet-tart syrup.
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

2-1/2 cups cranberry juice
1 cup cranberries
3/4 cup light-colored corn syrup
1/4 cup sugar

In a medium saucepan combine cranberry juice, cranberries, corn syrup, and sugar. Stir to dissolve sugar. Bring to a rolling boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Boil 30 to 40 minutes or until reduced to 2-1/2 cups.

Pour syrup through a small-mesh strainer or a strainer lined with 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Discard cranberries. Cover and store syrup in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Makes 2 cups syrup (thirty-two, 1-tablespoon servings).

To Present This As a Gift You will need plastic gloves, paintbrush, etching cream, clear glass bottle, white paint pen, white cloth, and gold cord.

Put on the gloves to protect your hands. Using the paintbrush, paint etching cream in a band around the bottom of the bottle, following the etching cream manufacturer's instructions. Let the bottle dry after washing off the cream. Add random dots with the paint pen to unetched area of the bottle. Let dry. Pour Cranberry Syrup into bottle. Replace cap. Fold square of white cloth over top of bottle; secure with gold cord.

Also Try This To achieve an etched effect, use frosted spray paint, masking off areas you want to remain clear.

Nutritional facts per serving calories 40 , total fat 0g , saturated fat 0g , cholesterol 0mg , sodium 10mg , carbohydrate 11g , fiber 0g , protein 0g , vitamin A 0% , vitamin C 12% , calcium 0% , iron 0%

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