Rose Geranium and Apple Syrup


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In the previous apple post, I asked you to save apple cores for a following recipe. This is it!

On my front porch, I have taken the time in the past few month to grow a small garden formed of small plastic pots. Basil has been growing here for a long time, with seeds going into the ground to fuel the coming year’s plants. The cactus are old, a hearbreak old, the flowering succulent is another. The rest are either bought or planted from seed.

Early Spring I bought from the farmer’s market a nasturtium (that flowered for a bit and died), a different variety of basil than the one I have, chives, and rose geranium. They’re all growing so well, especially the rose geranium. It’s growing like crazy that last week I decided to pick a big bunch of the leaves. Mom adds those leaves to simple syrup for nammoura. I decided to use what I had and make a syrup out of it. I had apple cores and a bunch or rose geranium leaves.
INTO THE POT!

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Boil those in a pot with sugar and water and make a syrup then go crazy in using it. I’m gonna be maing cocktails. What about you?

This also works well as a gift

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups sugar
  • Cores from 10 apples (or 3 chopped apples)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • A bunch of rose geranium leaves

Procedure

  • In a large pot, place the water, sugar, apple cores, rose geranium leaves, and cinnamon sticks
  • Simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes
  • Strain and store in bottles
  • Use to make naturally flavored refreshing drinks, drizzle over ice cream or go crazy in cocktails. Let me know how you used it

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