Meyer Lemon Ginger Syrup

Meyer Lemon Ginger Syrup

This versatile syrup can be used to make hot tea with boiling water or spicy lemonade with cold water, and it adds a vivid pop of flavor drizzled over pound cake or even pancakes. The concentrated syrup can also be used in cocktails.
Course Drinks


  • 1 1/2 pounds Meyer lemons
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated ginger


  • Squeeze the juice from the Meyer lemons.
  • Measure out about 1 1/4 cups of the juice and add it to a saucepan along with the honey and ginger.
  • Bring to a boil over a medium setting, stirring occasionally.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes. The volume should reduce a little.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it steep for another one to two hours.
  • Strain and return the syrup to a clean saucepan.
  • Bring back to a boil over a medium-high setting, stirring frequently.
  • You can store it in your fridge in an airtight container up to two weeks.


Hot or cold tea: 2-3 tablespoons syrup to 1 cup of water at the desired temperature.
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