Meal of the Month: Cinnamon Basil Syrup
Click & Grow’s cinnamon basil is fast becoming one of our favourite herbs and we’ve uncovered a mischievous new way to use it...
This month’s featured recipe is not a meal in and of itself. It can, however, be used as a perfect addition to many favourites including porridge, yogurts, ice creams, pancakes, and french toast.
After trying this unique cinnamon basil syrup recipe by Paula at saladinajar.com, you won’t want to go back to regular syrup!
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- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 cup fresh cinnamon basil leaves
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Heat sugar and water in 2 cups or larger Pyrex bowl in microwave until it boils. Stop and stir until sugar has dissolved.
- Add leaves and cinnamon stick, pushing under the surface of the syrup to steep.
- After 30 minutes, remove leaves. Pour cooled syrup over fruit.
Why not enjoy an authentic garden-to-plate experience by using cinnamon basil grown in your smart garden? It’s an amazing feeling to know that you’re consuming fresh homegrown food, free from any harmful and unnecessary substances.
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