Poaching syrup


Poaching syrup
Less sweet than normal sugar syrup, poaching syrup is specially for slow cooking fruits to be used in other recipes.
216,6044.2/5 for 26 ratings
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Last modified on: September 2nd 2012

For 1 litre 400 ml, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 350 ml 700 ml 1 litre 400 ml 2 litres 100 ml

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
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 1 litre water and 500 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
Add 2 vanillas pod (seeds and pod), then juice of 2 lemons, 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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,107 Kcal or 8,822 Kj3 gr524 gr0 gr
105 %1 %49 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
119 Kcal or 498 Kj< 1 gr30 gr0 gr
6 %<1 %3 %0 %
% 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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Vanilla podVanilla pod: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chantilly rice pudding, Rice pudding (riz au lait), Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Lemon Confectioner's Custard, ... All
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