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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?

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

Step by step recipe

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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
10541 gr262 gr0 gr
53 %1 %25 %0 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
119<1 gr30 gr0 gr
6 %<1 %3 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 700 ml : 3.12 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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