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Celery Syrup

Celery Syrup

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  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Yield: 2 cups syrup
  • Hands On 15 mins plus chilling 8 to 24 hours
  • Total Time 8 hrs

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Celery syrup may sound strange, but its light, sweet, grassy flavor is really lovely. Use it to flavor soda water, or as the base of a gin cocktail.


  • 2 cups chopped celery and leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed


  1. In a 1-quart liquid measure or bowl, stir together celery, sugar, water and celery seed; let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Strain through a fine mesh strainer. Transfer to a bottle or jar; store syrup in refrigerator for to 2 weeks.


  • To Make Celery Soda or Cocktails: Pour about 2 tablespoons syrup over ice in glass. Top with chilled seltzer or club soda. Add a squeeze of lemon if you like. For a spiked drink, add an ounce or two of gin, too.

Nutrition Facts

(Celery Syrup)

Servings Per Recipe 16, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 19, calcium (mg) 12, cal. (kcal) 77, Fat, total (g) 0, Folate (µg) 5, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 11, Potassium (mg) 39, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, sugar (g) 19, pro. (g) 0, vit. A (IU) 57, iron (mg) 0, vit. C (mg) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 0

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