Autumn Top Tip #8 - Ginger Candies

Ginger Candies

Chew on them when you feel the need to warm up and/or aid digestion. 


Equal quantities of ginger root and demerara sugar




  • Chop the ginger fairly thin, place it in a pan and cover with water.
  • Bring it to a boil and simmer on low heat with the lid on for 30 minutes.
  • Drain the water and reserve ¼ of a cup.
  • Bring the ginger back to the pan with the sugar and the ¼ cup of ginger tea.
  • Turn the heat to medium high and once it starts to simmer turn the heat down, stir constantly.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat when it looks fairly dry.
  • Lay the ginger on a baking sheet and let it cool.  


They should keep for at least a month in a cool dry place.

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