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Basil Stem and Ginger Simple Syrup

Basil stems are full of sweet herbaceous flavor and are heartier than their delicate leaves which make them ideal for a quick infusion such as this dynamic simple syrup featuring fresh ginger and a pinch of salt. An unexpectedly vibrant addition to baked goods, mixed drinks, smoothies, and beyond.  

Taylor Pelton

Culinary Solutions


about 2 1/2 cups

Prep Time

5 minutes

Total Time

15 minutes





Step 1 


Bring to a boil then remove from the heat and allow to cool before straining. Will keep covered in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 weeks.  

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