Crystalized ginger has a bold, invigorating flavor which can be used as an ingredient in a variety of sweet and spicy food products, or eaten as a snack by itself. It pairs well with many flavors, including citrus, turmeric, garlic, nuts, berries, and chocolate.
Crystallized ginger, also known as candied ginger, has a unique combination of sweet and spicy flavors. The ginger root is cooked in sugar syrup, resulting in a chewy texture with a pronounced ginger taste that’s balanced by the sweetness of the sugar. This treat offers a delightful contrast of spicy warmth and sugary sweetness, making it a popular addition to both sweet and savory dishes.
Here are some inspired ways you can use Crystalized ginger:
- Make it a standout component in a trail mix or snack mix
- Dip it in dark chocolate or simply dice it up for a sweet-but-healthy treat
- Include it as part of a boxed mix for fruit loaves, cakes, or pastries
- Use it as a topping for savory rice dishes and dessert dishes alike
- Include it as a garnish in a drinks mix for cocktails such as Moscow Mules
- Heat it in fruit juice and reduce the mixture to a syrup to make a delicious drinks mixer
- Add it to honey to create a sweet and spicy topping or mixer
Ingredients: GINGER, SUGAR
- Net weight: 16 oz (453g)
Also available: Ground Ginger