Why Syrup?  Well if you drink soda you have syrup every day.  Do you eat pancakes?  Do you pour syrup on top?  Do you like Sorbet?  Sorbet needs a syrup to make it.  When you get sick, did you know that your cough syrup is a simple syrup with herbs?  How about specialty coffees?  They are usually flavored with syrups.  Syrup is very versatile. 
Great to put in a Swing top Bottle

Ginger Lemon Balm Syrup

4 Cups Water
2 Cups Coined Ginger (Fresh)
2 Cups Honey
1 Tablespoon Lemon Zest
3 Tablespoons Lemon Balm (chopped)
2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
1 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract

Boil the water, ginger, honey, Zest, Lemon Balm and Juice for 8 minutes. 
Remove from the heat and strain herbs.  Add Vanilla Extract.  Let cool and Bottle.  Keep Refrigerated

Here are a few ways to use it:

1.  Lemonade: Add 1 Cup Syrup to the Juice of 4 Lemons.
2.  Soda: Add 2 to 3 Tablespoons to 1 Cup Seltzer Water. Stir gently and serve.
3.  Sweeten Iced Tea
4.  Sweeten Hot Tea or Herbal Tea

Printable Ginger Lemon Balm Syrup Recipe

Cup Pumpkin Puree

2 Cups Brown Sugar

4 Cups Water

4 Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon

2 Teaspoons Ground Ginger

2 Teaspoons Ground Nutmeg

1 Teaspoon Ground Clove

1 Teaspoon Ground Allspice


Place all ingredients into a saucepan and bring to a boil.  Take off the heat and pour into a sterile bottle.  Let cool and store in the refrigerator.  Shake before using.   
If you see a gummy, mucilage like substance don't be alarmed that's created by the Cinnamon.

Some ideas of how to use Pumpkin Syrup:

  1. Pour over ice cream or pancakes.
  2. Make Soda: Add 2 Tablespoons to Cup syrup to 1 Cup Seltzer Water. Stir gently and serve.
  3. Sweeten Coffee or Tea to make Pumpkin Coffee or Pumpkin Tea.  

Printable Pumpkin Syrup Recipe


Elderberry Syrup

1 Cup Elderberries, dried
4 Cups Water
4 Coins, inches thick of Fresh Ginger
2 Cinnamon Sticks
4 Whole Cloves
1 Cup Honey

Combine all ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer for 30 to 40 minutes. Strain out the Herbs and place the syrup in a bottle. Let cool. Standard dose is 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp for kids and 1/2 Tbsp to 1 Tbsp for adults. Keep Refrigerated.

To use the syrups top ice cream, create a soda with 1 TBS and I cup seltzer water, use on pancakes or sweeten tea or coffee


Back to What's Brewing in Your Mug Main Page
Back to Food
Ruanas Hand painted Glass Jewelry
Hoods Goblets Mugs
Masks Rag Dolls Compasses
Sculpture  Rag Doll Dresses Teespring  T-shirts
Tiles Candle Holders Magnifying Glassses
Links Page What's Brewing in Your Mug? Green Recipes
Herbal Class Page Mail in Order Form Payment and Shipping
Coloring Book Meet the Artist Festival Page



Contact Us