Ginger Cordial

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Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

If you like ginger, you will like this cordial. Note: this cordial should last for several weeks in the fridge. However, if it bubbles or looks odd, throw it out. Prep and cooking time does not include sterilisation of glass bottle.

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  1. Boil the water, sugar, ginger, rind and cream of tartar for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the lemon or lime juice.
  3. Bring to the boil again.
  4. Take off the heat, strain and pour into a sterilised bottle which will hold approximately 6 cups of liquid.
  5. Use like ordinary cordial, either with iced water for a cooling drink, or hot water for a warming drink on a winter's night.