Holiday Gingerbread Syrup


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons molasses
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 4 Allspice berries
  • 4 whole cloves
  • ½ grated tonka bean, or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 strip orange peel


  1. Put all the ingredients in a small saucepan and stir over medium-low heat to dissolve the sugar
  2. Turn the heat off once the syrup has come to a simmer. Do not boil
  3. Cover and leave the syrup to infuse until cool
  4. Strain into a sterilised, clean jars or bottles. Keep in the fridge for up to two weeks

Why not try out your new Holiday Gingerbread Syrup with this delicious Gingerbread Martini?

Gingerbread Martini


  • 1oz Vodka
  • 2oz Irish Cream liqueur
  • 4oz milk, or half and half
  • 1oz Holiday Gingerbread Surup
  • Gingerbread cookie crumbs
  • Additional Holiday Gingerbread Syrup to rim glass


  1. Coat the rim of a martini glass in gingerbread syrup and dip to coat in gingerbread cookie crumbs. Set aside until needed
  2. Add fresh ice to a cocktail shaker. Combine the vodka, Irish cream liqueur. milk (or half and half) and gingerbread syrup over the ice in the cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for a few minutes. then pour into your prepared martini glass.
  3. Garnish with a sprinkling of cinnamon, a gingerbread cookie and enjoy!

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