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Poaching syrup

Poaching syrup

Less sweet than normal sugar syrup, poaching syrup is specially for slow cooking fruits to be used in other recipes.

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Last modified on: September 2nd 2012

For 700 ml, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
4 min.10 min.14 min.
Preservation:
Several weeks in the fridge.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1
2 min.
Poaching syrup : Photo of step #1 Miw 500 ml water and 250 g caster sugar in a pan.
Stage 2
10 min.
Poaching syrup : Photo of step #2 Bring to the boil on high heat.
Stage 3
2 min.
Poaching syrup : Photo of step #3 How to use a vanilla pod effectively Add 1 vanilla pod (seeds and pod), then juice of 1 lemon, mix well.
Stage 4
Poaching syrup : Photo of step #4 Your poaching syrup is ready, now you can add fruits and cook slowly over low heat.
Stage 5
Poaching syrup : Photo of step #5 Fruits are cooked as soon as they are soft, when the tip of a knife can pass through easily.

Drain fruits, and discard vanilla.

Remarks

This syrup can be use several times over. Leave to cool and put in a sealed jar in the fridge. For a longer delay, you can freeze the syrup.

You can vary the taste by changing vanilla for something else: cinnamon, aniseed, cloves, etc.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe use (among others)
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Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , Sautéed pears with custard and orange syrup , Creamy plum and pear clafoutis, Apple Pie, Fresh mint ice-cream, ... All
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Vanilla podVanilla pod: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fruit salad, Flognarde, Apple confectioner's custard, 4 pears salad with vanilla, Rice pudding (riz au lait), ... All

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