Rosehip syrup

This is our amazing healthier then healthy rose hip syrup that was made with rice syrup. Not a bag of sugar in sight! Packed with natural Vitamin C to ward off the winter colds and what a colour!

Very excited to be making healthier alternatives to the usual sugar-laden jams, syrups and chutneys.

Rosehip syrup

IMG_0715Take a teaspoon of the syrup a day for a wonderful natural burst of Vitamin C.

Ingredients:

  • 375g Rose Hips (de-stalked and minced or chopped up very, very fine)
  • 1.3ltr boiling water
  • 300ml boiling water
  • 50g rice syrup

Method:

  1. Put the rose hips in a big pan with 1.3 ltrs boiling water. Bring back to the boil and then take off the heat and leave to cool for 15 minutes.
  2. Strain through a muslin cloth/jam straining bag into a clean pan. You’ll be left with a whole load of bits in the cloth.
  3. Put the bits back in the old pan and add 300ml of boiling water. As before, bring back to the boil and then take off the heat and leave to cool for 15 minutes.
  4. Strain this lot through the cloth into the clean pan with the rest of the liquid. Bring the liquid to the boil and reduce down to around 350ml (takes longer than you think!).
  5. Stir in 50g rice syrup until dissolved.
  6. Bottle in clean, sterilised containers.

Notes: You can also freeze  this syrup, so that it lasts you through the Winter months.

Recipe by Homegrown Kate www.homegrownkate.com

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