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Test Kitchen Approved

Simple Syrup: Urfa-Cardamom

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Cooking Time

2 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Complexly flavored, yet balanced, this simple syrup adds a unique twist to drinks, marinades, and desserts.

Serving Suggestions

Mix 1 Tbsp. syrup with 8 oz. club soda, seltzer water or sparkling wine. Use in our Urfa Grapefruit Margarita, Urfa Orange Crush, Urfa-Freckled Mango Smoothie or Urfa-Cardamom Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers recipes.

Ingredients

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Vanilla Bean Sugar

    This sugar is a customer favorite for it's classic flavor that's great on all kinds of desserts. Perfect for coffee. Sprinkle on hot and cold cerea...

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  • French Fleur de Sel Sea Salt

    French sea salt is known as the very finest. Sea salt in France is still hand-harvested in the traditional way, by drying seawater in shallow pools...

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  • Crushed Urfa Chiles

    Also known as Isot pepper, this wonderful crushed chile from the Turkish town of Urfa is similar to Aleppo. Though Urfa chiles are called “red”, th...

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  • Inner Cardamom Seeds

    In the Cardamom Hills of southern India, wild cardamom bushes have grown for some 2000 years. They flourish in rainforests and in some cases can gr...

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Directions

Whisk Vanilla Bean Sugar and water together in a small saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring to make sure sugar dissolves, and cook for 1 to 2 min. Remove from heat and add cardamom seeds, Urfa and Fleur de Sel. Cover and allow mixture to steep until room temperature, about 20 min. Strain and store in a sealed container in the refrigerator. Use within 2 weeks.