This Magnolia syrup recipe is beautiful, sensual and delicious. There are a number of different species of edible Magnolia flowers that you can use.
Ask someone their recipe for making syrup, and you’ll get numerous different replies, each one claiming theirs is the best. So egos aside, this is the one that I use.
Magnolia Syrup Recipe: Ingredients
- 500ml cold water
- 500g white caster sugar
- 200g chopped fresh edible magnolia flowers and/or buds
Magnolia Flower Syrup Recipe: Instructions
- Put sugar into a pan along with the water, and bring to a simmer. Immediately remove.
- Allow cooling to a temp that you can put your finger in without getting burned. Then add the flowers and buds.
- Steep for 24 hours, then strain in a sieve and pour into sterilised bottles.
Makes: Roughly 800ml.