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.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
8 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 cups syrup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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

77 calories; fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; saturated fat 0g; carbohydrates 19g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; trans fatty acid 0g; insoluble fiber 0g; sugars 19g; protein 0g; vitamin a 56.9IU; vitamin c 0.5mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0.1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 4.6mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; sodium 11mg; potassium 39mg; calcium 12mg; iron 0.2mg.
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