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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?

Time required
PreparationCookingStart to finish
4 min.10 min.14 min.
Keeping:
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 or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed seed grissini, French onion soup, Poitevin twist, Turnip top soup, Cassoulet, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate eclairs, Eton mess, Galette Charentaise, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Cookies, ... All
LemonLemon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Strawberry sorbet, Windfall apple jelly, Lemon creams, Lemon Mayonnaise, Quick bramble jelly, ... All
Vanilla podVanilla pod: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Real custard sauce (crème anglaise), Panna cotta, Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , Panettone, Lemon Confectioner's Custard, ... All

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