This fruity syrup reminds me of summers in Norway!


I'm channeling my Scandinavian heritage for this fabulous syrup that can be used to enhance your favorite SUMMER SIPPERS! I developed this recipe for my friends at Sons of Norway's Viking Magazine. Read about my Summer Sippers story HERE.

I love this syrup served with soda... maybe add dark rum, or over shaved ice (and maybe a dash of vodka), or on vanilla ice cream!

you will need:

Syrup:
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
2 cups strawberries, fresh or frozen
pinch of black pepper

For serving:
Ice
sliced fresh strawberries

Alcohol suggestion: Dark spicy rum
  1. In a small saucepan combine sugar, water and strawberries.
  2. Bring to a boil and stir well until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Cool and use an emulation blander to make it into a smooth syrup.
  5. To make the shaved ice run the ice though the shaved ice maker into a cup, top with syrup.
  6. Serve with sliced rest strawberries on top.
  7. To make a cocktail simply add 2 cl rum to each glass and serve.

TIP:

Photography by Paul "Sweet Paul" Lowe

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