Use for sugar from making Candied Ginger??

nancedarNovember 7, 2011

OK, the store got a delivery of very fresh fat ginger root so I simply HAD to buy 2 pounds of it and made candied / crystallized ginger. I use it in my pumpkin muffins and Alton's gingersnaps, sometimes a piece slips into my tea or my jeans pocket, and I plan on dunking some in chocolate for the holiday cookie/candy tray. Hmm, I may have to go back to the store.

Now, what do I do with all the sugar I rolled it in? I am afraid to add it 'as is' to cookies because ginger can overpower other flavors, including butter. Any advice would be so welcome, and thank you.

Nancy

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centralcacyclist

The obvious answer is to make ginger bread or ginger snaps. Or molasses cookies which have ginger in them.

    Bookmark   November 7, 2011 at 6:09PM
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dgkritch

Tea
Gingerbread
Sugar cookies
Ice cream

Just use part regular sugar and part "ginger sugar" so it isn't overpowering. I think sugar cookies made with it would be awesome!!

Deanna

    Bookmark   November 7, 2011 at 6:10PM
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lindac

Use it to roll snickerdoodles in.

    Bookmark   November 7, 2011 at 6:16PM
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wizardnm

Ginger Hard Candy

    Bookmark   November 7, 2011 at 7:25PM
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grainlady_ks

I would try to make a 2-liter bottle of ginger ale with it.
-Grainlady

Here is a link that might be useful: Homemade Ginger Ale

    Bookmark   November 8, 2011 at 2:17PM
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