Make this citrusy-sweet syrup up to three days ahead. It's also tasty swirled into unsweetened iced tea.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2003

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Yield:
Makes 3/4 cup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook all ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute.

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  • Remove from heat; let stand 15 minutes. Remove and discard ginger and orange rind. Cool syrup; chill 1 hour or up to 3 days.

  • Note: Remove rind from an orange using a vegetable peeler or paring knife. Avoid the white, bitter pith as much as possible.

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